MEDIA MOVES: Brian Watson, Tom Canedo



  • Brian Watson has been named VP/Station Manager for CBS O&Os WWJ-TV & WKBD-TV in Detroit.

He succeeds Tom Canedo, who is returning to CBS-owned CW affiliate WUPA-TV in Atlanta as President/GM.Watson joined CBS Television in Detroit in 2012 as VP/Director of Sales. Canedo also joined WWJ & WKBD in 2012, and before that spent 13 years at WUPA.

Tim Bennett, WUPA’s Station Manager and VP/Sales Manager for CBS Television Stations’ National Spot Sales in Atlanta, will continue in both roles, working closely with Canedo.

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Adam R Jacobson is a veteran radio industry journalist and advertising industry analyst with general, multicultural and Hispanic market expertise. From 1996 to 2006 he served as an editor at Radio & Records.