Darryll J. Green Named President and General Manager of Gannett’s W*USA-TV
McLEAN, VA – Darryll J. Green has been named president and general manager of W*USA-TV, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.
“Darryll has a great track record of success in his career, most recently at WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, NY. He is a caring and committed leader and we are confident Darryll will achieve great results at W*USA,” Craig Dubow, president & CEO of Gannett Broadcasting said today.
Green served as president and general manager of WGRZ-TV, a Gannett-owned NBC affiliate, since April 1999. Under his leadership, WGRZ achieved steady ratings growth. Also during this time, the station won national recognition for outstanding community-based projects as well as numerous local and regional awards for achievement in broadcast journalism.
Green was Gannett’s Manager of the Year for 2001.
Prior to joining WGRZ-TV as vice president/Broadcast in 1997, Green was vice president/general manager at WGCI-AM/FM, the Gannett owned radio station in Chicago, IL. He also served as vice president/station manager and vice president, controller and operation director of WGCI-AM. He began his career with Gannett in 1983 as a senior auditor.
Green was a senior accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Rochester, NY before joining Gannett. He is a certified public accountant registered in the state of New York.
A native of the Rochester area, Green graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. John Fisher College.
Green is married to Diane Byas Green. They have two children, Jourdan and Nicholas.
Gannett TV stations are: W*USA, Washington, DC; WXIA, Atlanta; WTSP, Tampa-St. Petersburg; KARE, Minneapolis; WKYC, Cleveland; KPNX, Phoenix, KNAZ, Flagstaff and KMOH, Kingman; K*USA, Denver; KXTV, Sacramento; KSDK, St. Louis; WZZM, Grand Rapids, MI; WGRZ, Buffalo, NY; WFMY, Greensboro, NC; WTLV and WJXX, Jacksonville, FL; KTHV, Little Rock; WBIR, Knoxville, TN; WCSH, Portland, ME; WLTX, Columbia, SC; WMAZ, Macon, GA; and WLBZ, Bangor, ME.
In addition to its television operations, Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is a leading international news and information company that publishes 100 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 400 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes more than 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.
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