Michelle Butt, news director at WBAL-TV and radio station WBAL-AM, is leaving to be president and general manager at WXII-TV, an NBC affiliate in North Carolina.
Butt has run WBAL's TV newsroom since 2003. She took on the added duties on the radio side in 2013.
WXII-TV broadcasts to the North Carolina communities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point.
The new job is effective immediately, according to Jordan Wertlieb, president of Hearst Television Inc., which owns WBAL and WXII.
No successor has yet been named at WBAL, according to a spokesman for Hearst.