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KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire
KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-owned station to its top-rated status in the Los Angeles market and brought a level of remarkable stability within an industry known for rapid turnover. Indeed, Kleiner has had the same assistant, Verla Rammel, and the same news director, Cheryl Fair, throughout his entire tenure at KABC. Other top KABC executives are veterans too. "It's a great place to work. I've had the great privilege of working with an amazing...