Posts Tagged ‘Mark Wildman’

N/D Gavin Maliska is leaving WJHG…

Sources tell Florida News Center that WJHG news director Gavin Maliska announced yesterday that he is leaving the Panama City station. He is headed to an unnamed station in Macon, GA. While unconfirmed, we are guessing that Maliska will replace George Jobin, who left as news director at Macon’s WGXA Fox 24 just two weeks ago (H/T to

Maliska has been at WJHG for just under a year. He joined WJHG in July 2011, replacing then news director Mark Wildman, who was abruptly let go from the station in March 2011.

So far there is no word on who will replace Maliska as news director. Stay tuned to Florida News Center for further details.


06 2012

WJHG News Director abruptly fired…

Sources tell Florida News Center that Gray Television has abruptly fired WJHG News Director, Mark Wildman. Multiple sources tell us that Wildman had several angry out bursts towards staff, during last weeks Friday morning newscasts. Wildman was relieved of his duties, yesterday during the 5pm newscast. No other reason was given for his sudden departure from the station.

As Florida News Center reported this past December (12/10), Wildman joined WJHG from Macon, GA’s WMGT-TV. He replaced former multitasking anchor/News Director Tom Lewis, who announced in back Sept (9/10) that he was stepping down as News Director to spend more time with his family. Lewis still remains the station’s primary anchor.

Stay tuned for further information.


03 2011

WJHG gets a new News Director…

Sources tell Florida News Center that a new News Director has been named, at Panama City’s WJHG. Mark Wildman will start his new duties on Monday Dec 6th. He was most recently a News Director at Macon, GA’s WMGT-TV.

Wildman replaces WJHG anchor and former News Director Tom Lewis. As Florida News Center reported back in September, Lewis decided to step down as the station’s News Director to spend more time with his family. Lewis remains the primary anchor at WJHG.


12 2010