When Larry Wert walked out of WMAQ in Chicago for a job at Tribune, if left a General Manager's job to fill at the NBC O&O.
NBC got around to filling that spot Today.
David Doebler has been named president and general manager of WMAQ, effective immediately.
Doebler comes from the president and GM of NBC’s WVIT Hartford-New Haven, Conn. A job he has had for the last eight years.
Doebler has his work cut out for him.
ABC O&O WLS has owned the news ratings in the market forever.