January 3, 2007
Channel 11 Announces Director of Sales
HOUSTON KHOU-TV Channel 11 announces the appointment of Dan Lyons as Director of Sales. Lyons comes to Houston from Memphis where he was the Vice President, Director of Sales for the New York Times Broadcast Group and Vice President, General Sales Manager of WREG-TV.
As Director of Sales for Channel 11, Lyons will be responsible for managing the daily operations of KHOU-TV sales as well as internet sales on khou.com.
"I'm delighted to have someone of Dan's caliber to lead our sales team," says KHOU-TV Vice President and Station Manager, Susan McEldoon. "Dan has a great deal of experience in creating and leading successful sales organizations. We're pleased to have Dan lead our dynamic team of account executives and managers."
In addition to WREG-TV in Memphis, Lyons has been successful in sales management at a number of broadcast stations including WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa; WPRI and WNAC in Providence, Rhode Island; WTEV in Jacksonville, Florida and KOKI-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Lyons his wife, Susan and their three children now call The Woodlands home.
KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,400 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.