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Chris Gilks WPLG Executive Producer Passes Away


Chris Gilks, an executive producer at WPLG, passed away last week after battling cancer.

Gilks produced the weekend morning newscasts for WPLG as well as many of the special features such as Dwight Lauderdale’s trip to Egypt.

Prior to WPLG Chris Gilks was the news director at WGCL, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, GA.

WPLG aired a very nice tribute to Chris in which fellow colleagues remembered him. Even Suze Orman shared her experience of working together. You can check it out here

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  1. I was told that he was stressed out by the poor Management there. Another lawsuit in the works for WPLG I guess.


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