Jim Caruthers, vice president and general manager of WAKA Montgomery (Ala.), will retire at the end of the year, wrapping up a broadcast career that spans 40 years. He said on WAKA.com he wishes to spend more time with his immediate and extended family.
Caruthers has run the Bahakel Communications-owned CBS affiliate in DMA No. 117 for 13 years.
Bahakel President/CEO Beverly Bahakel Poston said she is "grateful for the 13 years of service and strong leadership Jim has provided."
WAKA is the No. 2 station in Montgomery.