January 31, 2007
Karlee Butler Promoted at WFAA-TV's Good Morning Texas
DALLAS -- Karlee Butler has been promoted to the position of sales specialist at WFAA, focused on the station's market leading, daily local talk and information show, Good Morning Texas.
In her new role she works directly with the show's producers, cast and executive producer on a variety of sales and content-related initiatives.
"Karlee performed admirably in the sales department, as well as in terms of helping us get this new version of Good Morning Texas off and running so successfully," said Dave Muscari, WFAA vice president/product development and the executive producer of Good Morning Texas. "This new role gives her an opportunity to put her strong people and organizational skills to work at a higher level."
Butler joined WFAA in September 2005 as an assistant in the station's sales department. She worked on a variety of accounts as well as on Good Morning Texas prior to the program's re-launch in March 2006.
Butler is a native of Red Oak, Texas, and a graduate of Sam Houston State University where she was an all-conference student athlete, and earned a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication. She began her new responsibilities in December.
WFAA-TV is a subsidiary 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 more than $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, the Mid-Atlantic and Rhode Island. 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 . For more information on WFAA contact Dave Muscari, vice president/product development at 214-977-6490.