WPTV Interim News Director Dan Wilson has had the "interim" dropped from his title. Here is now the station's new News Director.
Here is the internal memo that went out to the staff:
To: WPTV Newsroom
From: Lloyd and Steve
Re: News Director 8/16/14
After a thorough search both in and out of the Company, I am very pleased to announce that effective immediately, Dan Wilson will be the News Director at WPTV.
Please join us in congratulating Dan. As you know, he has been our interim News Director for this past month, and he really hit the ground running earning respect from all corners of the building. Dan comes to us from our sister-station in Phoenix, KNXV, where he has spent the last eight years. He has been it’s Assistant News Director since 2008. Prior to his tenure at KNXV, Dan held various Producer and News Management positions with KVBC, the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dan is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. Dan will be relocating to our area with his wife Kim, and their five children.