Posts Tagged ‘Bob Linger’

Ousted WTVT GM helping to rebuild Haiti…

(from TampaBay.com) - Robert Linger, who lost his job as general manager at WTVT-Ch. 13 two years ago after a lewdness arrest in a Tampa adult video store, has resurfaced as the vice president of communications of a local company working on rebuilding Haiti.

The Tampa-based Haiti Recovery and Development Company announced Linger’s appointment Tuesday, hailing his “wealth of experience in media relations.” HRDC president Jim Lange was quoted in a press release saying “we are quite pleased Bob has volunteered his time and experience to our effort.”

“Everybody at some point in their lives wants to make a difference,” Linger said Thursday. “This was an opportunity to help te people of Haiti in a meaningful way.”

Linger’s job leading WTVT ended in 2008 when he was arrested on charges of lewd behavior and exposure of a sexual organ at the Fantasy Land Adult Video Store in Tampa….Cont….

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