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Gray Television appoints four general managers

Staff Writer | Atlanta, Ga., USA | March 13, 2017
Gray TelevisionMarch 13, 2017, Atlanta, Ga., USA - Gray Television, an operator of 100 television stations, announced its appointment of four veteran broadcasters as new general managers.
In Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), Susan Ramsett is now the General Manager of KWQC (NBC).

Ms. Ramsett held various management positions in news, operations, and promotions in three Gray markets (Lincoln, Wausau, and La Crosse-Eau Claire) over several years before her 2013 appointment as General Manager of KOLN/KGIN (CBS) and KSNB (NBC) in the Lincoln, Nebraska television market, as well as KNOP (NBC), KNPL (CBS) and KIIT (FOX) in North Platte, Nebraska.

In Lincoln (DMA 105) and North Platte (DMA 209), Shannon Booth will serves as the General Manager.

Since 1998, Ms. Booth has held various news, operations, and promotions positions at Gray's KCRG (ABC) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and she currently serves as the station's Director of Brand Marketing and Creative Services.

She worked at four other Iowa television stations, including WHO-TV in Des Moines.

In Marquette, Michigan (DMA 180), Rick Rhoades will become the General Manager of WLUC (NBC/FOX) on April 1, 2017.

A 14-year veteran of WLUC, Mr. Rhoades has served as the station's General Sales Manager for the past seven years.

A graduate of Northern Michigan University, he worked as a golf professional before joining WLUC.

In Parkersburg, West Virginia (DMA 194), Ken Long is now the General Manager of WTAP (NBC), WIYE (CBS) and WOVA (FOX).

Mr. Longis began his broadcast career over 30 years ago, and joined the Newscenter in 2009. He has served as General Sales Manager since 2013.