LEXINGTON, Ky. — WTVQ/ABC36 is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Mossman as their new General Manager, succeeding a retiring Chris Aldridge. Mossman returns to the Bluegrass, having previously served as the General Manager of WKYT, and brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in the broadcasting industry.
Aldridge was general manager and assistant publisher of The Lane Report immediately prior to taking the WTVQ position in 2008.
“I love Lexington and I’m fired up to be coming back,” said Mossman, who assumes his new duties immediately. “We’ve got some great people on the team and we’re going to have some fun.”
With a celebrated career of over 30 years, Mossman has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, strategic vision, and a passion for delivering quality content to viewers.
“When you have an opportunity to bring back a proven winner to a town he and his family loved, you do it,” said Bobby Berry, Chief Operating Officer of Morris Multimedia’s broadcast division. “Chris’s desire to return to Lexington and lead WTVQ is a slam dunk. We are excited for the direction WTVQ is going.”
Mossman’s extensive background in media management will play a pivotal role in guiding WTVQ/ABC36 toward continued success in the ever-evolving landscape of broadcast journalism.
“His knowledge of the market and dedication to excellence make him the ideal candidate to lead our station into the future,” said Miranda Combs, WTVQ’s News Director and former colleague of Mossman. “We are confident that Chris will contribute significantly to our commitment to providing our audience with the highest quality news and entertainment.”
WTVQ/ABC36 is a dual ABC/MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Savannah, Georgia, owns the station–based Morris Multimedia.
Charles H. Morris, President and CEO of WTVQ’s parent company, Morris Multimedia, Inc., said, “We are very excited to have Chris Mossman lead our team at WTVQ, especially given his familiarity with the Lexington market area and the local communities, and his extensive body of quality work in network television.”