March 27, 2007
KTVK Hires Pro as National Sales Manager
Dava K. Brothers Joins Top Independent Station in the Country
PHOENIX KTVK-TV, the powerhouse independent television station with the #1 local news in Arizona, is very pleased to announce the addition of Dava K. Brothers as National Sales Manager to their sales team. Ms. Brothers joins KTVK from WATL-TV Atlanta, where she most recently was National Sales Manager. Marie McGlynn, Vice President Sales said, "Ms. Brothers' unique experience on both the local and national selling sides of the business is exactly what we have been searching for. She brings a creative selling style to our transactional side of the business. Her previous working relationship with Tele-Rep is definitely a plus for us."
Prior to WATL-TV, Ms. Brothers' career has been focused in the Southeast as an Account Executive at stations in Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC; and Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Fla. She has sold multiple networks including ABC, NBC, The WB and My Network TV. Former stations include WYFF-TV, WSB-TV, WTLV-TV and WECA-TV. Ms. Brothers graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Psychology and Anthropology.
She will begin her new position in Phoenix the week of April 5, 2007.
KTVK 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 7,100 employees and $1.6 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 20 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 D a 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.
For more information about KTVK, contact:
Marie McGlynn, Vice President Sales, 602-207-3399
Teri Lane , Director of Marketing and Interactive Services, 602-207-3423
Blanca Esparza, Manager of Community and Public Relations, 602-207-3331