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TEGNA Names Rick Rogala President and GM for Columbus TV and Radio

TEGNA Inc names Rick Rogala president and general manager at the company’s Columbus station group that includes CBS affiliate WBNS-TV, sports talk outlets WBNS-FM “The Fan 97.1,” WBNS-AMim “ESPN 1460 Columbus,” and the Ohio News Network. Rogala comes to Columbus from the company’s Memphis television stations. TEGNA says, “During his career, Rogala has been on the leading edge of media convergence, leading stations to record ratings and revenue, building three media facilities, launching innovative, new local programming, and creating a groupwide sales training program.”