September 24, 2012
Steve Farber has been named acting general manager for WGN-TV. He previously served as vice president of programming operations for Tribune Broadcasting, where he managed the digital multicast network, Antenna TV, and worked on the development of new programming. Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager of CLTV.
Farber joined CLTV in 1995 and served various roles of increasing responsibility, including news director and general manager. He spearheaded the integration of CLTV into WGN-TV in 2009, and served as vice president of operations for WGN-TV/CLTV for two years.
He is a graduate of The George Washington University.