Carpenter named news director at WAOW-TV

Kevin Carpenter has been named news director at WAOW-TV in Wausau.

Carpenter comes from WLS-TV in Chicago where he was director of digital operations for the last 16 years. Carpenter earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University before serving as a reporter in Plattsburgh, New York, Burlington, Vermont, and Flint, Michigan.

He joins the newsroom on Aug. 6.

Kevin Carpenter