Greg McAlister Named President-GM Of KRIS
Cordillera Communications has named Greg McAlister president and general manager of its Corpus Christi, Texas (DMA 129), properties of NBC affiliate KRIS (which also airs the CW on its ch. 13.2), low-power Telemundo affil KAJA (K68DJ) and low-power independent KDF (K47DF), all effective March 11. He succeeds Tim Noble, who left on Dec. 31, 2012.
McAlister will also be responsible for the stations’ companion interactive platforms and will oversee Cordillera’s shared services agreement with Sagamore Hill Broadcasting LLC, owner of KZTV (CBS).
A graduate of Texas Tech University, McAlister previously worked at KAMC Lubbock, Texas, for 20 years, including as president-GM from 1991 to 1999.
Most recently, McAlister led the combined operation of KAMC and KLBK as VP-GM and also managed a regional operations hub for Nexstar Broadcasting Group.
McAlister said: “I am thrilled to have the chance to work with Cordillera Communications and the tremendous team they have put together in Corpus Christi.”