John Byrne


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Wayne Morris

Chief Operating Officer

Wayne Morris has been a part of Byrne Media since the company's inception in June of 2006. Before joining Byrne, he worked for Raycom Media in Columbia, SC. Wayne received a Marketing Degree from Clemson University in 2004. Wayne currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Byrne Media as well as General Manager for WHHI-TV. He is married to Ashley Morris and has 3 children: Sophie, Steven, and Sarah.

Dave Stribling

Chief Financial Officer

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Zach Washburn

Director of Business Development

Zach Washburn joined Byrne Media in 2020 as the company's Director of Business Development. Native to Greenville, SC & Clemson Alum, Zach's experience in working with local & regional businesses across in the Carolinas has led him to become a strategic fit for the growth of Byrne Media. Zach has held positions with local ABC & FOX TV affiliates between the Upstate and Low Country, and most recently with Clemson's multimedia rights holder, JMI Sports. Zach also serves as head of Byrne Media's digital marketing platform. He is married to Caroline Washburn & resides in Greenville, SC with their yellow lab, Sunday.

John Henis

General Manager, The Roar

John Henis joined Byrne Media in 2016 as General Manager for the Myrtle Beach group of stations. Starting his radio career in Myrtle Beach in 1993; John went on to work in Miami, Philadelphia, New York, Columbia Missouri, as well as the Upstate, Midlands and Coastal regions of South Carolina.
When not living the radio dream, John enjoys competing in Ironman Triathlon, 100-mile ultra-running events, mountain biking, working around the house and spending time with his new granddaughter.
John is married to Debbie Henis and has two grown children: Danielle & Dawson

Barry Brown

General Manager, Roanoke Rapids

Barry Brown joined Byrne Media in August of 2019 as General Manager of the newly acquired cluster of seven station in the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and South Hill Virginia markets. Before joining Byrne, Barry owned and operated stations in Myrtle Beach, SC and Regional Manager for Next Media, LLC with stations in Wilmington and New Bern, NC. Barry has served as President of the South Carolina Broadcasters Association, a member of the South Carolina Broadcasting Hall of Fame and graduated with a journalism degree from The University of South Carolina
He is married to Sandy Brown and has two grown children: Patrick and Maggie. Barry and Sandy currently reside at Lake Gaston , NC and enjoys lake life by boating, fishing off the dock and just watching the incredible sunsets.

Jessa Jeremiah

General Manager, WHHI-TV

Jessa Jeremiah first joined WHHI-TV as an on-air personality in 2012 anchoring one of the station's first newscasts. From there, she moved to Madison, Wisconsin and helped grow the Byrne Group's new CW57 station as Account Executive and On-Air Personality. As the station transitioned to "Wisconsin's 57 Television", she was promoted to General Manager. After working for another Madison-based station for several years, she has returned to her work family at Byrne Media as General Manager of WHHI Television and joyfully returns with her husband to the Lowcountry to raise her two daughters, Primlee and Paislee.