MANKATO - A veteran broadcaster and Oregon native will join KEYC-TV as general manager on May 6.
Marvin D. Rhodes, 58, succeeds Dennis Wahlstrom, who retired on March 31 after serving 25 years as general manager.
Rhodes served in several broadcasting management roles prior to 2008, when he became administrator of personal income tax and compliance with the Oregon Department of Revenue, a position he left in 2012 when a new administration took office.
Marvin D. Rhodes
From 2006 to 2007, Rhodes was vice president of operations for TCT Network, a Christian programming group, where he had responsibility for television stations and a channel on DirecTV. From 2002-06, he was vice president of broadcasting in Chicago for Total Living Network.He also oversaw television stations in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Rockford, Illinois.
From 1993 to 2002, Rhodes was program manager with station manager duties at KPTV-TV, Portland, Ore. Prior to that he served in management capacities at KTVL-TV , Medford, Ore., including a period as assistant general manager.