WISH-TV names new news director-WEB ONLY

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WISH-TV Channel 8 announced this morning that it has named Patti McGettigan its new news director. McGettigan currently holds the same title at WOOD-TV Channel 8 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Both WISH and WOOD are owned by Providence, R.I.-based LIN TV Corp. She replaces Kevin Finch, who left in June for a position with Calamari Productions LLC, a video production house with offices in Indianapolis, New York and Austin, Texas. McGettigan will join WISH in late July.

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