WBNS-10TV Hires New Director Of News And Digital Content

Jul 02, 2015, 14:00 ET from WBNS-10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WBNS-10TV General Manager John Cardenas has announced the appointment of Kelly Frank, as director of news and digital content.

Frank most recently worked as Sr. Managing Editor: Broadcast, Digital and Social for WGCL in Atlanta. Frank has also worked as Executive Producer, U.S. Operations for CNN.  While at CNN, Frank oversaw special coverage for hurricanes, politics, the Japan Earthquake/Tsunami and the Gulf Oil spill producing shows with Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer, Christiane Amanpour and Soledad O'Brien. Frank's work at CNN earned her team the prestigious George Foster Peabody award three times.

"I couldn't be more thrilled about the progressive, contemporary news philosophy Kelly brings to WBNS-10TV.  Kelly is a seasoned journalist who has experience in major market and national news outlets. Her vision and forward thinking will continue to deliver the high journalistic standards WBNS-10TV is known for," Cardenas said.

As director of news and digital content, Frank will manage content for Central Ohio's News Leader across all screens: television, digital and social.

"Columbus is my home and there is no place I would rather be than WBNS. I know the rich tradition of 10TV, its employees and the Wolfe family. I am honored to join John Cardenas' team and contribute to this rich tradition in the ever-changing journalism landscape," Frank said.

Before working at CNN, Frank worked as Executive Producer in Washington DC for Fox owned WTTG, overseeing the Emmy-award winning morning and evening news. She's also worked in similar capacities at the NBC affiliates in Phoenix and Milwaukee. Kelly's first day will be August 30th.

WBNS 10TV is owned and operated by the Dispatch Printing Company.

The Dispatch Printing Company is a highly-respected, awarding-winning organization which includes WTHR, WBNS-10TV, 97.1 The Fan, 1460 ESPN Radio, and Ohio News Network Radio.

Michele Mooney