Indiana RadioWatch: August 25, 2016

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Quincy Broadcasting's ABC affiliate WPTA-TV (Channel 21, Fort Wayne) welcomes Jonathan Shelley as News Director. Mr. Shelley last worked in New Orleans, Louisiana, as News Director at WDSU-TV. Mr. Shelley started this morning at "21 Alive."

Tonight, SagamoreHill Broadcasting's NBC affiliate WPTA-TV (Channel 21.2, Fort Wayne) adds former Quincy Broadcasting WSJV-TV (Channel 28, Elkhart) sports anchor Adam Shear.


Media General's CW affiliate WISH-TV (Channel 8, Indianapolis) GM Les Vann will exit on Friday September 2. Mr. Vann was GM at WISH-TV for two years.

Where Are They Now? Former WNOW-FM morning co-hosts Kyle Smesler and Bryan Lord both join WRAL-FM in Raleigh, North Carolina for mornings ("Two Men and a Mom")

Where Are They Now? Former WTHR-TV anchor and reporter Kris Kirschner joins Community Health Network in Indianapolis, as a public relations and media relations specialist.

That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.

Blaine Thompson
Indiana RadioWatch

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