DMA 70

KOLD Tucson Names Greg Newton Sales Manager

Raycom Media’s CBS affiliate KOLD Tucson, Ariz. (DMA 70), announced the hiring of Greg Newton as sales manager. Newton joined KOLD today from Tucson NBC affiliate KVOA, where he has been national sales manager for the past two years.

He joins the KOLD sales management team lead by Director of Sales David Rash, Sales Manager and Political Specialist Lynn Jeffries and Director of Digital Media Matt Copley. 

Newton has 10 years of diversified media sales experience in the Tucson market. Prior to KVOA, he spent eight years in radio with both Clear Channel Communications and Cumulus Media, along with two years in the San Francisco radio market with Susquehanna Broadcasting.   Before that, he began his professional career with Merrill Lynch, where he was a financial consultant for five years. 

Newton is a University of Arizona graduate with a BS in finance.

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antonio berretta says:

July 8, 2013 at 4:07 pm

KVOA has no ratings..What did he have to sell????

jackie postell says:

July 8, 2013 at 4:19 pm

Wow the Tucson market has really grown! I thought they were in the 70’s. Nice press release.

antonio berretta says:

July 9, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Tucson’s market size has dropped from the mid 60’s .I believe 65 in 2005.Why??A horrible business environment with no civic leadership