PHILADELPHIA—Veteran Philadelphia news govt Kathleen Gerrow has been named vice president and news director at CBS News and Stations’ local organizations in Philadelphia, together with KYW-Television (CBS), WPSG-Tv set (CW), the CBS News Philly streaming channel and CBSPhilly.com.
A Philadelphia indigenous, Gerrow is returning to KYW-Television, where she worked as a information producer from 1983-96. She has spent the past 26 yrs at WCAU-Television in Philadelphia, like the very last 10 yrs as that station’s assistant information director.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kathy back again to KYW,” reported Kelly Frank, president and basic manager of CBS Information and Stations’ Philadelphia homes. “As somebody who has experienced a hand in developing coverage of each and every major tale in this market place for 4 a long time, there are few, if any, broadcast and streaming news administrators who have extra Philly information encounter than Kathy. Furthermore, she has earned a fantastic track record as a highly regarded and collaborative team chief.”
“As another person who began my television news career at KYW it is an complete joy to return to a position in which I uncovered so a lot and so a lot of fantastic friendships had been established,” Gerrow explained. “The possibility to consider on an thrilling new position in my hometown, arrive again to a news business with such a wonderful legacy and do the job together with the superb staff at CBS News Philly is a humbling honor.”
After graduating from the College of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in English, Gerrow started her news job as a reporter for KYW Newsradio.