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GRACE GILCHRIST PROMOTED TO STATION MANAGER OF WXYZ-TV/CHANNEL 7

 SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace Gilchrist has been promoted to station manager of WXYZ-TV/Channel 7. The announcement was made by WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 Vice President and General Manager Tom Griesdorn. Gilchrist has been assistant general manager/general sales manager for WXYZ-TV since August 1989. Her appointment is effective immediately.
 Gilchrist joined WXYZ-TV in 1986 as general sales manager. Previously, she served as general sales manager of WSB-TV in Atlanta and before that as local sales manager of WDIV-TV in Detroit. Gilchrist has also held account executive positions at both WKBD-TV and WDIV-TV.
 In announcing her promotion, Griesdorn said, "Grace has been an integral part of WXYZ's success. As station manager, she will have increased responsibilities in the areas of news, engineering, operations, promotion and marketing. I'm confident she will play an even more important role in guiding the station into the future."
 Gilchrist is a member of the Adcraft Club of Detroit and a graduate of Leadership Detroit XI. She has been the recipient of three awards from the Detroit Chapter of American Women in Radio and Television, "Outstanding Women in Sales (1979)," "Outstanding Woman in Top Management (1987)" and "Mentor Award (1991)."
 A native Detroiter, Gilchrist lives with her husband, David, and 9-year-old son, Brodie, in West Bloomfield, Mich.
 In addition to WXYZ-TV, Scripps Howard owns and operates television stations in Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Kansas City, Memphis, Phoenix, Tampa, Tulsa, and West Palm Beach. It also operates cable television systems in California, Colorado and Florida, with 267,400 basic subscribers.
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 /CONTACT: Robin Hardin-Bailey of WXYZ-TV, 313-827-9307/
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