May 30, 2007
WHAS-TV Charles Wolfertz Named Director of Sales
Louisville, KY - The WHAS11NEWS Station an ABC affiliate announced today that Charles Wolfertz will become Director of Sales effective in June. Wolfertz comes to Louisville from Belo Corp. station WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, Texas where he served as both Local Sales Manager and National Sales Manager since joining Belo in March 2002.
In making the announcement, Rick Keilty, Belo's Senior Vice President said, "Chuck has enjoyed a great deal of success at WFAA and brings to WHAS experience in all facets of the sales process."
Prior to his tenure at WFAA-TV, Wolfertz served as Sales Team Manager for TeleRep, Inc. in Atlanta, GA from May 1999 to March 2002 and, as Account Executive for TeleRep in Philadelphia, PA from December 1995 to May 1999.
Wolfertz is a 1994 graduate of Gettysburg College, where he majored in Political Science.
The WHAS11NEWS Station 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 7,100 employees and more than $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 Kirk Szesny, Director of Marketing and Creative Services at 502-582-7870.