WKBN 27 First News general manager receives YSU award for business school alumni

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Dave Coy graduated from YSU and started working for WKBN, where he's worked his way up

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – WKBN/WYFX General Manager and President Dave Coy received a major honor Friday night.

Coy was one of several recipients of the 2019 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Award.

The banquet at Youngstown State honored outstanding alumni of the Warren P. Williamson Jr. College of Business Administration.

Coy graduated from YSU in 1982 and the same year, he started working for WKBN, where he’s worked his way up. He was appointed president/general manager in 2007.

Other honorees include Lisa Metzinger, an accounting and auditing partner at Cohen and Company who received the Outstanding MBA Alumna award; Todd Finn, assistant vice president at Farmers Trust Co. who received the Outstanding Recent Alumnus award; and Michael Metzinger, manager at HBK CPAs and Consultants who earned the Outstanding Recent Alumnus award.

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