May 30, 2007
Brian Gee Joins KMSB Fox 11/My Tucson TV & Fox11AZ.com as Local Sales Manager
Tuscon, AZ - Belo's Tucson property has added Brian Gee to their management team. Brian joins the Tucson station group from Belo's Austin property KVUE, where he worked for more than six years as an Account Executive and most recently Regional Account Manager. While at KVUE Brian lead the integrated sales efforts by developing online and over the air solutions for large clients like General Motors, AT&T, Universal McCann and Time Warner. As a Local Account Executive, Brian demonstrated outstanding account management skills and creativity growing existing accounts and developing new business for the station. Prior to working at KVUE, Brian interned at CNN in Atlanta and at Belo's KHOU as a production assistant.
"Brian's experience and leadership with integrated selling on the very impressive Austin sales team set him apart from many pursuing this position. We believe Brian will be an excellent leader for our expanding media sales department in Tucson" said John Stringer, Director of Sales.
Brian graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Journalism. He and his wife Jennifer have a 10 month old daughter.
Brian will begin his new position in Tucson on May 7th.
KMSB, Tucson's Fox 11 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 $1.6 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 21 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 .