Global Broadcasting-owned ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I., chooses Rob Holtzer to become VP and director of sales.
Veteran sales executive Rob Holtzer has been named vice president and director of sales for Global Broadcasting-owned ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 52), effective July 27.
The announcement was made today by WLNE Vice President-GM Steve Doerr, to whom Holtzer will report.
Holtzer is currently general sales manager at Sunrise Sports and Entertainment in Miami, which operates a fully-integrated media network around the NHL’s Florida Panthers; Holtzer also directs sales for the Bank Atlantic Center, the Panthers’ venue in South Florida.
Prior to joining the SSE Media Network, Holtzer was vice president and national sales manager for the YES Network in New York, which features Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees and the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. Holtzer has also been general sales manager of WSVN Miami and KUSI San Diego and an account executive with the NBC Television Stations.
He is a graduate of the State University College at New Paltz, N.Y.