Brian Watson has been named General Manager of CBS-owned stations WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV (Detroit).
Watson has been station manager and director of sales for the station since 2016. He’ll continue to lead the sales team in his new role.
Peter Dunn, President of CBS Television Stations told TV Spy: “As we expected, Brian has done a terrific job of making a smooth transition from heading up our sales team in Detroit to taking on the additional responsibility of leading the entire duopoly. We are pleased to officially promote Brian to general manager and look forward to counting on him to continue to build on our success in this key market.”
Watson started working at the station in 2012. Prior to that, he spent 14 years at WUPA in Atlanta.