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Glen Cerny new broadcast director at NMSU

Officials at New Mexico State University announced Monday that Glen Cerny will be the new director of university broadcasting. He will oversee KRWG-TV and KRWG-FM, the public television and radio stations at NMSU.

is president and general manager of Pioneer Public Television of western Minnesota. He begins his duties at NMSU on Sept. 25 at a salary of $85,000 a year.

"Leaving Pioneer was a difficult decision," Cerny said of his new position. "But the opportunity to join the talented people at KRWG-FM and KRWG-TV is a high honor. Becoming a part of the NMSU family and serving the vibrant communities of Las Cruces and the region is unbelievably exciting. Our New Mexico state flag is already flying."

Replacing Bill Grigaliunas, who retired June 30 after serving as interim director of university broadcasting, Cerny brings years of experience to his new role. He has worked at broadcast stations in St. Charles, Mo.; Toledo, Ohio; Bowling Green, Ohio; and Boston, Mass. Cerny earned a master's degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and a bachelor's degree from Lindenwood University in St. Charles.

KRWG-FM General Manager Colin Gromatzky said, "I am looking forward to working with Glen Cerny in the newly created position of director of university broadcasting. I know that we will be able to continue to provide quality service on KRWG-FM under his leadership."
David Holly, KRWG-TV's interim station manager, said, "I know Glen professionally through his work, and I also have had an opportunity to speak to some of his current staff. They are very disappointed to see him leaving. I am very excited to have him come here. He will be a tremendous benefit to the television station and to the university as a whole."

Mary A. Benanti
Aug. 7, 2006