A longtime Binghamton broadcast journalist who was a familiar face on television for decades has announced his retirement.
Greg Catlin has been the president and CEO for WSKG public television and radio in Vestal for almost six years.
Before joining WSKG in December 2016, Catlin worked for more than 35 years at WBNG-TV as a reporter and anchor before becoming general manager.
Catlin grew up in Wyoming County in western New York. His first on-air experience was at the age of 19 when he worked as a disc jockey at WCJW radio in Warsaw, New York while he was attending SUNY Geneseo.
Catlin's first television news job was at WENY in Elmira. In early 1982, he started working for WBNG in the station's Elmira bureau. He began working for the station in Binghamton in November of that year.
Catlin anchored WBNG's Action News programs for many years. He co-anchored the station's evening news broadcasts with Candace Chapman before becoming general manager.
Catlin said he's looking forward to retirement. He said "I want to enjoy life" after working in news and in broadcast management. He plans to stay in the Binghamton area. He said "this is my home." His final day on the job will be October 7.
The WSKG board of trustees will be discussing options for interim management until a permanent successor has been chosen.
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