Atlanta-based Gray Television announced Tim Myers was named vice president and general manager of Rockford. Gray is the parent company of CBS affiliate WIFR, channel 23, and operates 36 television stations serving 30 markets, according to its website.
Myers graduated from Northern Illinois University and has worked in local media more than 20 years. He has been with WIFR since 1998 in various capacities, and he has served as the general sales manager since 2002. During most of his tenure at the station, WIFR has been the market leader in ratings and revenue.
Myers is a native of Freeport, and after graduating from Freeport High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from NIU.