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.