FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2017
Delta Media announces the hiring of Tom Poehler as VP of Television
Delta Media today announced the hiring of Tom Poehler as the VP of Television for the locally owned and operated multi-media company.
General Manager, Chuck Wood announced the addition of Mr. Poehler to the current staff of Delta Media that includes radio stations in Lafayette & Lake Charles, television stations in Lafayette and Alexandria and numerous digital platforms. Wood was quoted – “We are very excited to have Tom as an addition to our staff. My background has been mostly in radio; Tom’s strong background in local television will allow us to continue to grow our footprint and deliver a quality product to our listeners and viewers.”
Mr. Poehler is a 30-year veteran in the broadcast television industry. Most recently he served as Vice President and General Manager of KADN and KLAF in Lafayette, Louisiana where he was instrumental in launching the NBC affiliation for KLAF. He was also responsible for overseeing the full-scale start-up of the stations’ local news operations producing 22+ hours of live local news content per week.
Prior to serving as VP/GM of KADN and KLAF, Mr. Poehler was a Corporate National Sales Manager with Communications Corporation of America where he oversaw national revenue development in four of CCA’s markets which included nine stations. He has also held General Sales Manager positions at KADN and KATC in the Lafayette market. He began his career as an Account Executive progressing into sales and station management where he has been integral in starting stations, building sales teams and acquiring affiliations.
Mr. Poehler commented – “I am very eager and enthusiastic to pursue this opportunity with Delta Media. Delta provides a healthy entrepreneurial culture. Their free over the air broadcast properties are poised for growth. I look forward to helping develop the Lafayette and Alexandria stations while offering entertaining programming to viewers and exceptional value to advertisers”.
ABOUT DELTA MEDIA – Delta Media Corporation is a locally owned and operated multi-media company with a non-traditional vision of operating both local radio and television and integrating those with digital assets, thus creating greater opportunities for our clients and associates to grow.