Pat Dalbey-Emeritus Member
President/General Manager, WLEX-TV

Dalbey serves as President and General Manager of WLEX-TV the NBC affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky. Prior to joining WLEX, Dalbey was a Regional Vice-President for Gray Television supervising stations in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi, and Vice-President and General Manager of CBS affiliate WTVY in Dothan, AL. Dalbey is a graduate of Iowa State University with a BS Degree in Industrial Administration, with an emphasis on Marketing and Management, and has extensive sales and management experience at radio and television stations in Arkansas, Missouri, Alabama and Florida.

Dalbey has been an active community participant, serving on numerous board of directors including United Way, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Meals on Wheels, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Heart Association, Development Boards, and many others, in various communities. He is the past president of the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the current Chairman for the American Heart Association. He enjoys golf, boating and running, and is married to Marilee for the past 35 years. In 2012, Pat was named the College of Communication and Information’s Friend of the College, and in 2013, he was selected by the Downtown Lexington Association as the recipient of the Perfect Partner Award for his support and promotion of downtown Lexington. 

He has two grown children, Jason and Megan who are married and live in Denver and Chicago, respectively.