ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — A television executive from Knoxville, Tennessee–Bryce Caldwell–has been named Vice President and General Manager of KTTC-TV in Rochester.
The announcement was made by James McKernan, Regional Vice President of Quincy Media Inc., the parent company of KTTC.
Caldwell has been the Vice President and General Manager of WTNZ FOX 43 in Knoxville.
“Bryce has a great background which will fit nicely with our successful operations in Rochester. We look forward to his leadership taking our Rochester operations to the next level,” said Quincy Regional Vice President Jim McKernan. “Localism, innovative production, programming and distribution strategies were central tenets of Caldwell’s tenure in Knoxville.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Quincy Media and the talented KTTC team in Rochester,” said Caldwell. “We’ll be working hard to continue and enhance the leadership reputation of KTTC and our full product portfolio in serving Rochester’s vibrant and growing community. I believe strongly in local television’s role in delivering independent journalism, market leading weather coverage, quality content, and meaningful community involvement. As a team, we’ll strive each day to exceed viewer and user expectations.”
Caldwell begins his new job in Rochester on June 24, in the midst of the community’s annual Rochesterfest celebration.
Prior to leading WTNZ in Knoxville, Caldwell worked in management and sales with WATE ABC 6 in Knoxville, WESH NBC 2 and WOFL FOX 35 in Orlando, and WNAB WB 58 in Nashville. Caldwell’s educational background is focused in Marketing and Business Management with a BSBA from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from the University of Florida.
Joining Caldwell in Rochester will be his wife Nina, daughter Zoe, and son Atticus.