New Boss with an ‘Artistic Touch’ Coming to PNW TVs

Tegna, the company which owns KING in Seattle, KGW in Portland, KREM in Spokane and many other stations, says Dave Lougee (left, below) will retire as CEO this summer, becoming a senior advisor. He will be replaced by Mike Steib, a former NBC Universal and Google exec and currenly CEO of ARTSY, the world’s largest online platform for discovering and collecting art (HUH?). Lougee, 61, was also former KING ND and, as GM there, hired me as News Director of the old Northwest Cable News in 2004.

TEGNA Names Michael Steib to Succeed David Lougee as President, CEO and Director

Author: Wayne Lynch

Retired TV journalist, on-air and manager, former university writing professor and station trainer, published author of a sports team biography, Kent State U alum, Pittsburgh native and self-appointed Seattle TV news critic. Read Wayne's updates now at MEDIA MAVEN

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