WKRN’s GM announces his departure via his blog

Mike Sechrist, general manager of Nashville’s ABC-affiliate and champion of the station’s aggressive adaptation of blogging, outreach to bloggers, and approaches to news-gathering that put video camcorders in the hands of reporters, has announced he is departing the station on Friday. On NashvilleIsTalking.com, the station’s local blog aggregator and the touchstone of the local blogging community, host-blogger Brittney comments about needing to “work on her resumé” and the Nashville blogosphere lights up the comments thread with some say-it-ain’t-sos. Developing.