Nexstar CBS affiliate KELO Sioux Falls, S.D., has promoted sales veteran Mike Townsend to local sales manager. Townsend joined KELO in 2016 as a marketing strategist and quickly put his extensive sales experience to work. He brings more than 30 years of sales experience including 17 years in sales management to the position. Townsend is […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a local sales manager in Birmingham, Ala. (DMA 44), at Hearst’s NBC affiliate, WVTM.
New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for local sales managers for Sinclair and Paxton Media TV stations in Dayton, Ohio, and Paducah, Ky.
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.
E.W. Scripps has appointed Greg Smith local sales manager of WXYZ, its ABC affiliate in the Detroit (DMA 14). Smith is a veteran sales executive in metro Detroit with traditional and digital media sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he was vice president and general manager of Cumulus Media Detroit, where he managed WDVD-FM and […]
Mike Talik today was appointed local sales manager of WMYD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in Detroit (DMA 14). WMYD and ABC affiliate WXYZ are owned by E.W. Scripps. Talik joined WXYZ and WMYD as a digital strategist in April 2016. He was promoted to digital sales manager in March . Before joining WXYZ and WMYD, Talik […]
Graham Media Group’s NBC affiliate WDIV Detroit (DMA 14), today promoted John Cook local sales manager. Cook most recently was the station’s national sales manager, a role he took over in 2016. He began his tenure at the station in 2012 when he joined as an account executive before becoming digital sales/new business manager two years […]
The Citadel ABC affiliate promotes from within find new general manager, local sales manager, traffic manager, director of broadcast operations and promotion director.
Tegna’s NBC affiliate KGW Portland, Ore. (DMA 25) has added Charlie Mirkle as its new local sales manager. Mirkle comes to KGW from WVEC Norfolk, Va., where he led enterprise and digital revenue development. Before that, he was the station’s national sales manager. Prior to his work at WVEC, Mirkle was local sales manager for Cox […]
Beth Handelong is the new local sales manager for WXYZ, the Scripps-owned, ABC affiliate Detroit (DMA 13). Handelong replaces Cathy Goltz who was promoted to director of sales at Scripps’ WPTV West Palm Beach, Fla. Before coming to Detroit, Handelong was the national sales manager at Scripps’ WMAR Baltimore. Handelong brings years of experience as […]
Nexstar Broadcasting Group’s KETK Tyler-Longview, Texas (DMA 109), today promoted Irma Baker to local sales manager and Austin Jones to national sales manager of the NBC affiliate and itsassociated digital services including EastTexasMatters.com. Baker and Jones will also lead sales efforts for White Knight Broadcasting stations KFXK (Fox) and KTPN (MyNetworkTV) through a services agreement. The […]
Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, IA-Rock Island-Moline, Ill. (DMA 101), on Monday promoted television and digital sales veteran Tim Stinson from advertising executive to local sales manager. In his new role that is effective on June 1, Stinson will oversee the station’s local sales team with focus on team training and creative sales strategies. […]
Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate WGAL Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa. (DMA 44) has promoted Senior Account Executive Ben Warntz to local sales manager. Warntz first joined WGAL as an account executive in 2000. In 2013 he was promoted to a senior account executive to lead the sales force in Harrisburg. In this role, Warntz coached several account executives […]
The Hearst independent in Tampa moves its national sales manager to the local side.
Fox Television Stations has hired Kerry Lewis as the new local sales manager at its KTVU (Fox)-KICU (ind.) San Francisco (DMA 6). She came on board March 30. Lewis has worked in sales with Fox Television Stations for more than 15 years, at four of the group’s stations, most recently as the local sales manager […]
Media General has named Jim Hess local sales manager of its WISH (CBS) and WNDY (MNT) Indianapolis (DMA 27). Effective Monday, Jan. 19, Hess will spearhead local sales efforts for the two stations, WISHTV.com and LIN Digital’s products and marketing solutions that are sold to local clients. Hess has spent the last 10 years as […]
Cindy Walsh today was named local sales manager at ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), moving from her duties as national sales manager. Walsh joined WLNE in 2011 as an account executive and was promoted to national sales manager after four months. A graduate of Assumption College, she previously worked for WPRO-AM and WLWC-TV, […]
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1), has named Michael Schwartz local sales manager. Schwartz will be responsible for overseeing sales activity in the market and the sales performance of the local account executives. He will join the station’s sales management team on Aug. 18 and will report to Debbie Presser, general sales […]
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York today named Brett Steininger local sales manager. As LSM, Steininger will be responsible for overseeing sales activity in the market and the sales performance of the local account executives. He will join the station on June 23 and will report to Debbie Presser, general sales manager. Steininger joins […]
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WBAL Baltimore (DMA 27) today promoted Jennifer Veenendaal to local sales manager. Veenendaal has been the national sales manager at WBAL for the last two years, and will assume her new responsibilities immediately. Veenendaal has worked in broadcast sales for the last 13 years, most recently coming to WBAL from Hearst Television […]
Media General CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 102), has promoted Shawn Carraway to Florence local sales manager. Carraway has been an account executive at the station since March 2011. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration management from Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C.
Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KOCO Oklahoma City (DMA 41) has promoted Dominique Gross to local sales manager. Gross joined KOCO in 2003 as sales marketing manager, a position that evolved to become digital sales manager. “Dominique has a proven track record of innovation in our sales department,” said Brent Hensley, KOCO president-GM. “Her creativity and […]
Jim Mannix has been named local sales manager for Fox-owned WFLD (Fox)-WPWR (MNT) Chicago (DMA 3). Effective Monday, March 4, Mannix will be responsible for overseeing the duopoly’s local sales initiatives. Most recently, Mannix was national sales manager of Fox’s WTTG-WDCA Washington for the past seven years. Prior to that, he was an account executive […]
NBC-owned Telemundo affiliate WSCV Miami (DMA 16) has named Emilio Garcia to succeed Alicia Soriano as local sales manager. Soriano was promoted to VP-general sales manager in August 2012. “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Emilio back to Telemundo 51, where he got his very successful start in broadcasting as account manager in 1999 […]