Patti McGettigan

WHBQ (Memphis), News Director

Patti McGettigan is currently the news director at the Cox-owned WHBQ, Fox13 in Memphis. She was hired when Cox took over from the Fox network and has spent the last 3 ½ years leading the team in building the brand and developing systems to support content delivery.

A native of Detroit, McGettigan spent most of her career working at markets in the Midwest including Columbus (Ohio), Indianapolis, and Pittsburgh. From 1995 until 2009, she held news management positions at WOOD TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, including as news director from 2000 on.

McGettigan lives in Memphis with her teenage daughter and also has a teenage son living in Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University.

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