December 3, 2009
KMSB/KTTU promotes Todd Schliewen to National Sales Manager
Tucson, Arizona Belo's Tucson operation, KMSB/KTTU has promoted from within to fill their vacant National Sales Manager position.
Todd Schliewen will move from his successful role as local Account Executive to National Sales Manager for KMSB/ KTTU.
Schliewen has been with the stations for 6 years. In his new position, he will lead the national sales effort for Tucson's Fox and MyNet affiliates.
"Todd had been a very effective and intelligent representative for our stations locally," said KMSB/KTTU Director of Sales and Marketing John Stringer. "His strength in building strong business relationships will translate well into this important leadership role."
Schliewen will begin his new role effective immediately.
About Belo Corp.
Belo Corp. is one of the nation's largest pure-play publicly-traded television companies, with annual revenue of approximately $775 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations reaching more than 14 percent of U.S. television households, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV affiliates, and their associated Web sites, in 15 highly-attractive markets across the United States. Belo stations consistently deliver distinguished journalism for which they have received significant industry recognition including nine Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Awards; nine George Foster Peabody Awards; and 19 national Edward R. Murrow Awards all since 2000, and in each case more than any other commercial station group in the nation. Nearly all Belo stations rank first or second in their local market. Belo owns stations in seven of the top 25 markets in the nation, with six stations located in the fast-growing, top-14 markets of Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Seattle/Tacoma and Phoenix. Additionally, the Company has created regional cable news channels in Texas and the Northwest increasing its impact in those regions. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.