Jim McKernan

Vice President and General Manager
Omaha, Neb.
Jim McKernan

Jim McKernan become the head of 6 News WOWT in 2021. A broadcast veteran of more than 40 years, Jim has spent the past 25+ years in senior management roles, serving as General Manager of WCYB and KWWL, Regional Vice President for Quincy Media, and Senior Vice President for Bonten Media.

Additionally, McKernan also has 16 years of experience managing NBC affiliates and is a previous board member of the NBC Affiliates Association. Most recently, he was VP/General Manager for WEEK-TV, the Gray Television NBC/ABC duopoly in Peoria, Ill.

Jim is pleased to return to Omaha, where he spent 20 years in broadcasting and was heavily involved in local organizations including the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, the American Red Cross, and the Arthritis Foundation.

Jim can be reached at 402-233-7842.