TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

General Sales Manager Opening In Maine

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a general sales manager at WVII and WFVX, the ABC and Fox affiliates in Bangor, Maine, owned by Rockfleet Broadcasting.

DMAS 102 & 191

Matt Hamilton New GSM At KIVI-KSAW

He joins from iHeartMedia in Portland, Ore., to oversee sales at the Scripps ABC affiliates in Boise-Nampa and Twin Falls, Idaho.

DMA 37: CINCINNATI

WLWT Ups Gossard To General Sales Manager

The Hearst NBC affiliate in Cincinnati promotes local sales manager, Julie Gossard, to succeed the retiring Mark Diangelo.

DMA 52: BUFFALO, NY

WKBW Buffalo Fires GM, Key Sales Staffers

ABC affiliate WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., General Manager Michael Nurse and two prominent members of the station’s sales department were released from their duties Tuesday by a representative of E.W. Scripps Co., the station’s owner.

DMA 10: ATLANTA

Jim Mannix Named WAGA General Sales Mgr.

Fox Television Stations taps him to succeed the retired Sant Perez at its Atlanta O&O.

DMA 43: BIRMINGHAM, AL

WBRC Names Jason Mathews GSM

Gray taps its director of business development to lead sales at its Fox affiliate in Birmingham, Ala.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS | DMAS 8 & 136

TV Sales Openings Added To TVN Job Center

The new openings, for a general sales manager and a director of sales, are in San Francisco and Columbia, Mo., respectively.

DMA 124: MONTGOMERY, AL

Bill Poplin WSFA’s New General Sales Manager

Raycom moves him from WPGX Panama City, Fla., to lead sales efforts at its Montgomery, Ala., NBC affiliate.

DMA 10

Sales Appointments At WMUR Manchester

Gerry McGavick returns to the Hearst ABC affiliate in the newly created role of director of sales, while Mike Taffaro is promoted to general sales manager.

DMA 110: SIOUX FALLS, SD

KELO Names General Sales Manager

Mari Ossenfort joins the Sioux Fallx CBS affiliate from Forum Broadcasting’s four North Dakota ABC affiliates.

DMA 145: LUBBOCK, TX

Hugh Hardage New KCBD General Sales Mgr.

He moves from a corporate position at Raycom’s Charlotte headquarters to oversee sales at its Lubbock, Texas, NBC affiliate.

DMA 40: LAS VEGAS

Bob Denning Named KLAS General Sales Mgr.

Nexstar gets its new Las Vegas GSM from KOIN Portland, Ore., where he’s been national sales manager since 2015.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 3: CHICAGO

WLS Names Teresa Rix New Sales Manager

The former Tribune Media VP of group sales and marketing will head sales at the ABC O&O in Chicago.

DMA 5

Ivonne Reyes-Flaherty New KAZD Dallas GSM

She joins the Azteca America station after serving in advertising positions at Edmunds.com, CBS Radio and Univision.

DMA 95: JACKSON, MS

Peter Keith Joins WAPT As Gen. Sales Mgr.

He returns to the Hearst ABC affiliate in Jackson, Miss., after spending the past two years at co-owned WVTM Birmingham, Ala.

 

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

Omesh Somaru New WHBQ Gen. Sales Mgr.

Cox Media promotes him to succeed Michelle Woods in overseeing sales at the Memphis Fox affiliate.

DMA 58: TULSA, OK

Charlie Mandala Named KOKI-KMYT GSM

The executive is tapped by Cox Media Group to oversales sales at its Tulsa, Okla., Fox-MNT duopoly.

 

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Names Michelle Woods Gen. Sales Mgr.

She moves from WHBQ Memphis to oversee sales at Cox’s Seattle CBS affiliate.

 

David Hayes Named GM Of WUPV Richmond

American Spirit Media promotes the sales manager of its Richmond, Va., CW affil to head up the station.

DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA

KWQC Ups Todd Grady To General Sales Mgr.

Media General promotes the local sales manager of its NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.

 

DMA 134 (WAUSAU, WI)

WAOW Names Daul General Sales Manager

Longtime Wausau, Wis., broadcaster JanEl Daul will head sales at Quincy Newspapers Inc.’s ABC affiliate.

DMA 6 (SAN FRANCISCO)

KTSF Names Newgard General Sales Manager

The San Francisco TV sales executive Christopher Newgard moves from KTVU to head sales at Lincoln Broadcasting’s Asian-focused station.

DMA 32 (COLUMBUS, OH)

WCMH Names Chuck DeVendra GSM

He will head sales efforts for Media General’s Columbus, Ohio, NBC affil.

DMA 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

Jason Sirek Named GSM Of KMSP-WFTC

Fox taps the former KARE Minneapolis local sales manager to head sales at its Minneapolis Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMA 24 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

WSOC Names Michelle Harper GSM

Cox Media Group moves her from its independent WAXN Charlotte, N.C., to its ABC affiliate in the market. She succeeds Paul Briggs, who became VP-GM of CMG’s WHBQ Memphis late last year.

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

WDCW Names Gene Lightfoot GSM

He joins the Tribune CW affiliate in Washington from KHOU Houston where he was national sales manager.

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

WHBQ Names New General Sales Manager

Former KTVU San Francisco sales exec Michelle Woods will lead sales at Cox’s Memphis Fox affiliate.

Gannett Taps Byron Wilkinson As KTHV GSM

Starting Oct. 15, he moves to the Little Rock CBS affiliate from KHOU Houston where he has been local sales manager.

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Glenn Berk Named GSM Of WFLD-WPWR

The former general sales manager of WHBQ Memphis is tapped by Fox to head sales at its Chicago Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMA 102 (MYRTLE BEACH-FLORENCE, SC)

Gray Soapes Joins WMBF As GSM

He joins the Raycom NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., from WCWJ Jacksonville, Fla.

DMA 5 (DALLAS)

KTXD Names Wegmann General Sales Mgr.

Veteran Dallas-Fort Worth sales executive Lisa Wegmann is moving from Time Warner Cable Media to head sales at London Broadcasting’s Me-TV affiliate.

DMA 59 (TULSA, OK)

Randy Smith Upped To GSM At KOKI-KMYT

Cox Media promotes him from local sales manager at it Tulsa, Okla., Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMA 134 (WAUSAU, WI)

WAOW Names Heinkel Station Manager

Brad Heinkel returns to the Quincy ABC affiliate in Wausau, Wis., where he was general sales manager from 1996 to 2004.

DMA 4 (PHILADELPHIA)

Robb Willinger New WTXF General Sales Mgr.

He moves from Fox O&O WFXT Boston to lead the sales initiatives at the company’s Philadelphia station.

DMA 115

Steve South New GSM Of WLNS Lansing

The radio and TV sales exeutive is hired to oversee sales at Young Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate.

DMA 53

Troiano Named WLNE Providence GSM

The ABC affiliate promotes its local sales manager, Michael Troiano to lead the station’s multiplatform sales efforts.