Tegna names New ND in Corpus Christi

Tegna is naming a new News Director in Sacramento and they have also named a new ND in Corpus Christi. 

Tegna's KIII-TV announced that Oscar E. Garcia has been named News Director for their South Texas station. 

Garcia started his television news career more than ten years ago in El Paso, Texas, working his way through Editor, Reporter, Producer and ultimately Executive Producer for KFOX14/CBS4. 

“Managing an active and progressive newsroom is a constant challenge and I enjoy discussing ways to keep every news staff member informed and energized.” said Garcia. “In today’s media world, news is on all screens and devices. It’s my focus to keep all important news, weather and sports information in front of all viewers, all the time.”

“Oscar has received praise from peers and news organizations alike and we are proud to present a newscast in the best interest of our viewers,” said Dan Robbins, KIII-TV President and General Manager. “We will continue to dedicate our staff and resources to bringing our viewers information they can trust.”

Garcia will begin his position July 18, 2016. 

H/T Mike McGuff