The man who has been acting GM of WGN-TV Chicago for the past year has been promoted. Steve Farber is the new SVP Operations at Tribune Broadcasting, overseeing the company’s national multicast networks along with other operational duties. He will report to Larry Wert, President of Broadcast Media, and stay in the WGN post until a successor is named. Before WGN, Farber was VP Programming Operations at Tribune, having earlier worked at CLTV, the division’s 24-hour cable news operation in Chicago, since 1995.

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