Boaz resigns as prexy of Par Stations Group

James D. Boaz has resigned as president of the Paramount Stations Group, effective Dec. 12, citing a long-held desire to take a prolonged sabbatical.

A replacement for Boaz, who reports to Paramount Domestic TV president Steve Goldman, probably won’t be appointed until after the New Year, according to a studio spokesman.

Boaz was named to the post in 1991 after serving as VP-general manager of the group’s Houston station, KTXH-TV.

Par acquired the stations, then known as the TVX Broadcast Group, in 1991. The group consists of six independent TV stations in Philadelphia (WTXF), Dallas (KTXA), Houston, Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (WLFL), San Antonio (KRRT) and D.C. (WDCA).

The move is unrelated to other recent changes at the studio. In a memo to staff, Boaz explained that he had wanted to take a break for some time but that the timing was inappropriate with the transition of TVX into Paramount.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading