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Johnson Named Hearst TV’s Director of Veteran Recruiting

Kevin Johnson, a 20-year Army veteran, was named director of veteran recruiting at Hearst Television, which is expanding its efforts to hire people who have served the country in the armed forces. Kevin JohnsonJohnson, who has been director of graphics operations at Hearst since 2012, succeeds Dave Kaylor, who inaugurated the position in 2015 and is retiring. He will work with Katherine Barnett, Hearst TV’s senior VP of human relations, while continuing his graphics work while operating out of WESH-TV, Orlando. “Kevin is the ideal executive to build upon the extraordinary foundation Dave and Katherine have developed for this very special and important program,” said Jordan Wertlieb, Hearst Television president. “Kevin has the necessary passion and personal commitment to fulfill the program's mission of finding talented military service men and women for Hearst Television as they transition from serving our country to serving their local communities. ”Prior to being named director of graphics operations, Johnson was in the graphics department at Hearst’s WISN-TV, Milwaukee.

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