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.