The TV sales and management veteran will lead the NBC affiliate in Jackson, Tenn.
Tony Hoffman, a television sales leader with more than 20 years of experience, has been named general manager of NBC affiliate WNBJ Jackson, Tenn. (DMA 177).
Most recently Hoffman was the Director of Sales for WOI-KCWI, the Nexstar ABC-CW duopoly in Des Moines, Iowa, where he oversaw the integration of the local CW and ABC sales organizations.
“Tony’s commitment to the community and his passion for people make him the ideal choice for WNBJ,” said Mike Reed, the stations’ owner and CEO. “Tony is a servant leader that will be a great fit for our ‘Pay it Forward’ philosophy of serving Jackson, our employees, our advertisers and our viewers. We are excited to bring Tony and his family to the market and just know they will be great volunteers in helping to serve West Tennessee.”
Hoffman spent more than two decades working in television management and sales positions across the Midwest. He also served as sales manager of Automart, part of the Trader Publishing company.
He is a native of Colorado and earned a degree in speech communications from Colorado State University.