Former WGN-TV sales executive Derek Dalton has been named the new general manager at WBBM-Ch. 2 Chicago, the station announced Tuesday.
A veteran TV executive whose experience includes 11 years with Tribune Broadcasting, Dalton returns to Chicago after spending the last seven years as general manager of WHEC-TV, Hubbard Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Rochester, N.Y.
“It’s a thrill for me and my family to return to Chicago and have the opportunity to contribute to the future success of WBBM,” Dalton said in a news release. “I am excited to make this move and work with my new colleagues at the station, our clients and community partners.”
After sales roles at WGN-Ch. 9...