Bob Marra has been named vice president and general sales manager of WNYW and WWOR.
Fox today named Bob Marra vice president and general sales manager of its New York stations WNYW (Fox) and WWOR (MNT). He assumes this post effective immediately.
Previously, Marra was general sales manager at WPIX New York, where he was responsible for all local, national and digital sales. Marra began his tenure at WPIX in 1996 as a local account executive. In 1998 he was elevated to local sales manager, and in 2005 was named general sales manager.
Marra started his media buying career at Dancer Fitzgerald Sample in 1980. In 1981, he left to pursue ad sales at TeleRep, and in 1987 he was named national sales manager of WVIT Hartford, Conn.
In 1989, Marra returned to New York to join NBC Spot Television Sales and then TeleRep where he remained through 1996 before joining WPIX.
Marra attended Fordham University where he a BS in marketing/advertising.