Webb Promoted To News Director

Posted on: Friday, June 5th, 2015 by Brent Treash
WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg has promoted Jay Webb to News Director.  Webb was previously Director of Weather at the ABC, CBS, and FOX duopoly located in the Shenandoah Valley.

WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg has promoted Jay Webb to News Director.  Webb was previously Director of Weather at the ABC, CBS, and FOX duopoly located in the Shenandoah Valley.

A Giles County native, Webb graduated from Narrows High School in 1995.  He holds a degree in Mass Communications from Emory & Henry College.  In 2013, he was received the “Alumnus of the Year Award” from his alma mater.

 “In the 15 years I have known Jay, he has always demonstrated a commitment to excellence, a tremendous work ethic and a really great person to work alongside while doing so,” said WHSV General Manager Tracey Jones.

Webb returned to WHSV in 2013 to lead the weather department following a seven year stint at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke.  Prior to WDBJ, Webb worked at WHSV from 2000-2006.  He started his career at WCYB-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bristol, Virginia in 1999.


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