13 Feb 2014
- Written by Tri-State Defender Newsroom
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Raycom Media has announced that Tracey Rogers has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Raycom Media's WMC-TV 5 in Memphis. Effective February 10th Rogers replaced Lee Meredith, who was recently promoted to Raycom Media's WAFB in Baton Rouge, LA.
Rogers is leaving her position as vice president and general manager at KAIT, the Raycom Media Station in Jonesboro, Ark.
"I am thrilled to be coming home," said Rogers. "I grew up in Jackson, Tennessee watching WMC, then I had the honor of serving as News Director here for 5 years, and now returning as the Vice President and General Manager is my dream come true."
Nick Simonette, Group Vice President for Raycom Media credits Rogers' passion for her community. "Tracey's Instinct, Memphis market knowledge and proven dedication to her community are her strengths. She has so much love and respect for the people of the Mid-South and the legacy of WMC-TV 5."
Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, owns and/or operates 47 television stations in 36 markets and 18 states. Raycom stations cover 12.6 percent of U.S. television households and employ nearly 3,500 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte); Raycom Post (a post-production facility in Burbank, California), and Broadview Media (a post-production facility based in Montgomery).