ROCHESTER, MN (KTTC) – Bryce Caldwell has been named Vice President and General Manager of KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota effective June 24, 2019.
Caldwell comes to Rochester from Knoxville, TN where he was serving as Vice President and General Manager of WTNZ FOX 43. Localism, innovative production, programming and distribution strategies were central tenets of Caldwell’s tenure in Knoxville. In addition to WTNZ, Caldwell previously worked in management and sales with WATE ABC 6, WESH NBC 2, WOFL FOX 35 and WNAB WB 58 in the Knoxville, Orlando, and Nashville television markets respectively. 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.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Quincy Media and the talented KTTC team in Rochester. 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.”
“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.
Joining Bryce in Rochester will be his wife, Nina, daughter Zoe, and son Atticus.
Quincy Media Inc. is one of the best local journalism companies in the country. The family-owned company began as Quincy Newspapers Inc. in 1926, the result of the merger of the Quincy Herald and the Quincy Whig. It entered the broadcast business in Quincy in the 1940s and 1950s. The company changed its name to Quincy Media Inc. in 2016 and now has properties in 16 television markets.