ABC-7 general manager Jeff Benninghoff promoted

April 10, 2013 

Jeff Benninghoff, vice president and general manager of Calkins Media’s Sarasota television station WWSB, will become vice president over broadcast for Calkins Media Incorporated. Benninghoff will oversee the day-to-day operations of Calkins Media’s three television stations - WAAY in Huntsville, WTXL in Tallahassee and WWSB in Sarasota. He will continue to serve as general manager of WWSB. Benninghoff will continue to report directly to Calkins Media Chief Executive Officer Mark G. Contreras. “We’re making this move to accelerate our efforts to share best practices among all of our television stations as well as our other media properties and digital resources in Pennsylvania and New Jersey,” Contreras said. Benninghoff has spent nearly 20 years with Calkins Media. Benninghoff has a degree from La Salle University and earned an MBA from University of South Florida. He and his family will continue to live in University Park.

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