Former WCHS-TV general manager to lead WV Public Broadcasting

A former general manager of WCHS-TV in Charleston will be the next executive director of the Educational Broadcasting Authority.

The EBA announced the hiring of Dennis Adkins this afternoon. The EBA is the licensee for West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s radio and television network.

Adkins is a resident of South Charleston. He worked at WCHS for 25 years, including 12 as general manager. He most recently worked as a general manager in Colorado, where he oversaw the development of a five-station commercial network.

Governor Joe Manchin made the final decision to hire Adkins. In a prepared statement, the governor said that Adkins’ “professional background and enthusiasm for this position make him a great catch.”

Adkins takes over for Rita Ray, who is retiring November 30th. His first day on the job is December 1st.

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One Comment on “Former WCHS-TV general manager to lead WV Public Broadcasting”

  1. Jeff M. Says:

    Wow! What an insightful and well-written story. Give that man a raise!


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