Sean Trcalek Named VP-GM Of KATC

The veteran Louisiana broadcaster is tapped by Scripps to lead its ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La.

The E.W. Scripps Co. today appointed Sean Trcalek vice president and general manager of KATC, its ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La. (DMA 123).

Trcalek has more than 30 years of experience in broadcast and sales. He was most recently general manager of KADN and KLAF Lafayette. This move brings his career full circle as Trcalek started at KATC in 1989.

“Sean is proud of his hometown and deeply embedded in the local business community,” said Local Media President Brian Lawlor. “He understands the issues that matter to his friends, family and neighbors, and how to support the local economy.”

Trcalek began his broadcast career as a radio announcer before moving into sales at KATC, where he served as a national and regional account manager. He also held several sales management roles with Warner Brothers, Firefly Digital, Delta Media and Viamedia.

Trcalek holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations with an English minor from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette.

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