Jay Howell http://ripr.org en Channel 12′s Howell, Abouzeid promoted to new assignments http://ripr.org/post/channel-12-s-howell-abouzeid-promoted-new-assignments <p>Kudos and congrats to Jay Howell, the longtime president/general manager at WPRI/WNAC-TV, who has gotten a promotion to VP for regional television with the stations’ parent company, <a href="http://www.linmedia.com/">LIN Media</a>.&nbsp;Also moving up is news diretor Joe Abouzeid, to a new role as president/GM of WDTN-TV and WBDT-TV in Dayton, Ohio.</p><p>Howell will remain in Providence, while Abouzeid has already set off for the Buckeye State.</p><p>Here’s the word on Howell’s successor, via a news release from Channel 12:</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:14:56 +0000 Ian Donnis 8712 at http://ripr.org