Wallace named head of NBC-owned stations

NBC Universal announced this morning that John Wallace will succeed Jay Ireland as president of the NBC-owned stations (Ireland took a position with GE Capital management. GE owns NBC Universal.)

Wallace will report directly to NBC Universal President and CEO Jeff Zucker.

NBC owns and operates ten English-language stations in New York (WNBC), Los Angeles (KNBC), Chicago (WMAQ), Philadelphia (WCAU), San Francisco (KNTV), Dallas (KXAS), Washington D.C. (WRC), Miami (WTVJ), Hartford/New Haven (WVIT), and San Diego (KNSD).