PeopleTegna promotes Richard Dyer to role overseeing multiple affiliates

The broadcast veteran will have oversight of two CBS affiliates.
Marcom Weekly StaffSeptember 19, 20201 min
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Broadcast and digital media company Tegna has promoted Richard Dyer to the role of senior vice president overseeing CBS affiliates WLTX in Columbia, South Carolina and WFMY in Greensboro, N.C.

Dyer will take on this position in addition to his current role as president and general manager at WUSA, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.

He has served at Tegna since 2017 and had previously worked at Gannett and Hearst Television as well.

Dyer and his team have been credited with completely transforming WUSA9, leading the station to broadcast ratings and revenue share growth while recruiting a diverse team in the process.

“Richard is the unique leader who harnesses all his skills and work ethic to hold his team to the same accountability and high standards he holds for himself,” said Lynn Beall, executive vice president and COO for media operations, Tegna.

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