Terry Gallaher is joining NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5 as director of integrated media, effective July 19. Gallaher will oversee the editorial and revenue generation of the Web site www.NBCChicago.com. He will also be the primary liaison with the local integrated media team in New York on other Web ventures. Gallaher joins WMAQ from Crain's Chicago Business, where he has been general manager of Crain's interactive for the last three-and-a-half years. He was responsible for www.Chicagobusiness.com and www.Chicagorealestatedaily.com, as well as a number of new content initiatives.
"Terry has done a terrific job at Crain's interactive," said Frank Whittaker, station manager and vice-president of news at WMAQ. "He led significant audience and revenue growth during his time there, and we are pleased to be able to have him join our team," added Whittaker.