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.

Debra Jones

General Manager, WCCP

Debra joined Byrne Media in 2014. She brings decades of local experience in radio, print, sports and event marketing to WCCP. Debra has also been on the client side working with local, regional and national brands. She enjoys helping businesses maximize their advertising dollars.
A Clemson graduate, Debra loves working with the talented Clemson Flagship staff. Debra and her husband Dick live in Greenville and have two grown children, Evan and Hayden, and two grandchildren.

John Henis

General Manager, WEZV-WYEZ/WTKN

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.

Jessica Sarrett

General Sales Manager, WHHI

Jessica Sarrett moved to Hilton Head Island 5 years ago and has been the General Sales Manager at WHHI-TV since 2016. She attended Bluefield State College on a full softball scholarship, and immediately began working in marketing and media sales upon graduation, totaling over 14 years of experience. Aside from marketing experience and knowledge, she is also a licensed captain and enjoys fishing any chance she gets. Ind her spare time, she also enjoys fitness and yoga - because it's good for the soul. She has the most amazing daughter who keeps her on her toes, and is her motivation for everything she does. Jessica feels truly blessed to work at WHHI-TV with her wonderful staff and loves the beautiful Lowcountry!