Eric Ludgood is no longer the news director at WGCL. No reason was given for his departure. Ludgood originally joined WGCL in 2010 as assistant news director before leaving to work at WNCN-TV (NBC) in Raleigh, N.C. He came back to WGCL as news director in February 2011, replacing Steve Schwaid. The station is currently seeking a replacement.
WGCL-TV is the CBS affiliate serving the Atlanta, Ga., viewing area.