She will oversee day-to-day operations of the sales team for Twentieth Television’s slate of first-run and off-network programming from 20th Century Fox Television and Debmar-Mercury. Her promotion coincides with opening of a West Coast media sales office to be headed by Mary Strabel.
Twentieth TV Ups Jodi Chisarick To SVP-GSM
Jodi Chisarick today wasnamed SVP and general sales manager, media sales of Twentieth Television.
In this new role, Chisarick will oversee the day-to-day operations of the sales team and handle client initiatives on behalf of Twentieth Television’s slate of first-run and off-network programming from 20th Century Fox Television and Debmar-Mercury. Based in New York, she will report to Michael Teicher, EVP, media sales of Twentieth Television.
Chisarick’s promotion coincides with opening of a West Coast media sales office headed by Mary Strabel, VP of media sales. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Strabel, a 10-year Twentieth Television veteran, spent the last seven years in Twentieth Television’s Chicago media sales office. Strabel will report to Chisarick.
In regards to the announcement, Teicher, EVP, media sales of Twentieth Television said: “For nearly 20 years Jodi has been an invaluable asset to the Twentieth Television media sales team. Jodi’s relationships, market savvy and institutional knowledge of 20th Television make her the ideal fit for this elevated position.”
Teicher added: “At the same time, we are thrilled that Mary will oversee the west coast office. In order to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and competitive media sales landscape, it is more important than ever we are aligned to stay closer to our key clients and agencies – located in all corners of the country.”
Chisarick began at Twentieth Television in 1995 as an account executive; subsequently holding a variety of media sales positions at the company including, most recently, SVP of pricing and planning. Prior to joining Twentieth, Chisarick was manager of primetime sales planning at the CBS Television Network. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Chisarick has a BS in journalism and advertising.