Tegna announced that Eric Valadez is the new News Director......Director of Content....at their flagship station in Denver.
Valadez was the Executive News Director at Tegna based out of Dallas. He is now headed to the Mile High City to run the news department at KUSA.
Valadez has been at WFAA in Dallas, starting in 2009 as a Producer and working his way up through the ranks.
"Many of you have worked side by side with Eric in the past year and a half during some of our most important and impactful coverage. Eric has helped our newsrooms manage through hurricanes, tragedies and community-wide celebrations. He’s been an integral part of content transformation and a voice for all journalists in the field. He personifies the best of what TEGNA journalism should and will be. We know that his time spent with all of you has prepared him to lead 9NEWS’ team to even greater achievement," said the internal email sent to the staff at WFAA.