WNED in Buffalo restructures top management

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Big changes at WNED in Buffalo, N.Y., effective immediately. Dick Daly, former senior v.p. of broadcasting, is now senior consultant reporting to President and CEO Donald Boswell. Michael Sutton, former CFO and senior v.p. of Finance and Administration, moves to executive vice president and COO, overseeing the Finance & Administration, Education & Outreach, Engineering & Technology, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Building Services departments. Former Controller Nancy Hammond is taking over Sutton’s former post. Director of Education and Outreach John Craig will head that department due to the departure of Education and Outreach v.p. Pamela Johnson, who is moving to CPB to head up Ready to Learn initiative. Chief Program Officer John Grant is now chief program and production officer; he will continue to lead the Television Production Department and now also oversee WNED/AM 970, Classical 94.5/WNED, and the Television Programming Department. Sylvia Bennett is promoted to senior v.p. of Development, and News Director James Ranney advances to WNED-AM station manager and WNED’s director of public affairs. Boswell said in the statement that there will be no layoffs due to the changes.

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