Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Wpxi's News Director Leaving for Job in Boston Came to Station in 2005

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Wpxi's News Director Leaving for Job in Boston Came to Station in 2005

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WPXI-TV news director Mike Oliveira is leaving Pittsburgh for a similar job in his native Boston. He begins next month at WFXT-TV, FOX25. Both WFXT and WPXI are part of Cox Media Group.

"Mike has been a guiding force in our newsroom and we will miss him on so many levels," said Ray Carter, station vice-president and general manager. "I'm pleased that he is staying in the Cox family of stations."

Boston is the nation's eighth-largest news market; Pittsburgh is 23rd.

"It's a great opportunity," Mr. Oliveira said. "While I couldn't be more excited, I will miss this city and this station so much. I got to work with such great people and I'm so proud of what we were able to accomplish together."

Mr. Oliveira came to WPXI in 2005 as an executive producer and became managing editor four years later. …

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