MCLEAN, Va., Aug 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Gannett's (NYSE: GCI) Broadcasting Division has named Michael Caplan
president and general manager at KTHV-TV (Today's THV) in Little Rock,
AR. Caplan most recently served as Group Leader for Media General's
multimedia operations in Myrtle Beach/Florence, SC. In that role, he had
management oversight for multiple operating units, including TV, print
and web properties. Caplan succeeds Larry Audas, who was named president
and general manager of Gannett's WFMY-TV in Greensboro, NC.
"Michael brings significant and proven multi-media experience to the
team at Today's THV," said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett
Broadcasting. "His talents, combined with his passion for excellence
make him the ideal leader of KTHV's award-winning service to the people
of Central Arkansas."
Caplan joined Media General in 1998 as general sales manager at KALB-TV
in Alexandria, LA. In 2002, he was named general sales manager at
WBTW-TV in Myrtle Beach/Florence, later vice president and general
manager for the station. Then in 2009, Caplan also was named group
leader for Media General's multimedia operations in the market. Prior to
joining Media General, Caplan worked in sales management at KTVE-TV in
Monroe, LA; in sales at KLAX-TV in Alexandria, LA; and as assistant
general manager of the Alexandria (LA) Aces Professional Baseball Club.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing
solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people
every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile
and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers
marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative
marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to
connecting people - and the companies who want to reach them - with
their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.
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