ATLANTA, April 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray“) GTN announced that Eric Walters will become the General Manager of KMVT (CBS) and KSVT-LD (FOX) in Twin Falls, Idaho (DMA 190), effective June 12, 2023. Eric will succeed Kathy Silk, who last month announced her retirement after nearly 30 years in the broadcast industry.
Eric is currently the News Director of Gray’s WDBJ (CBS) and WZBJ (MyNetwork) in Roanoke, Virginia. Under his leadership, WDBJ has seen ratings growth across all platforms, won back-to-back Edward R Murrow awards, and launched several newscasts, including a weekly Spanish language digital newscast.
He has 31 years of experience in the broadcast industry. Before joining Gray in 2020, Eric served as the news director for CBS affiliate WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In 2019, the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas named him News Director of the Year. Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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