DMA 8: HOUSTON

John Hannon Named Univision Houston GM

The former president of Jim Doyle & Associates, he will oversee all aspects of station operations for Univision Houston’s two television, five radio, and digital and social media properties.

Univision Communications announced Monday that John Hannon will be joining Univision Houston as president and general manager, effective immediately.

He will oversee all aspects of station operations for Univision Houston’s television, radio, digital and social media properties, including advertising sales, marketing, news and production. Univision Houston comprises KXLN (Univision) and KFTH (UniMás), KLAT-AM, KLTN-FM, KOVE-FM, KAMA-FM, KQBU-FM and their related digital and social media properties.

A television industry veteran, Hannon has significant station management, marketing, digital convergence and sales experience. Most recently, he was president of Jim Doyle & Associates, a marketing firm composed of speakers, authors, trainers and consultants dedicated to helping television sales organizations consistently deliver significant revenue increases.
Hannon’s industry management experience also includes serving as executive vice president of the Acme Communications station group where he earlier had served as the VP-GM of WBDT-TV Dayton, Ohio. He also held executive positions with the TV stations KHMT-KSVI Billings, Mont., and WRGT-WKEF Dayton, Ohio.

Earlier in his career he worked in local market radio sales and operations at WRVC-FM and WTKZ-AM Huntington, Va., and WIRO-AM/WMLV-FM Ironton, Ohio.
In addition to his media industry experience, Hannon is the best-selling author of the three-volume Engaged Management book series.
Originally from Ironton, Ohio, Hannon holds degrees from Central Texas College and Ohio University. He completed his master’s degree in journalism and broadcast station management at Marshall University. Hannon is also a veteran of the Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Army National Guard.


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