05 Jul FOX 17 Names Chris Legg Director of Sales
(Grand Rapids, MI) July 5, 2018 – FOX 17 WXMI, Tribune Broadcasting’s Grand Rapids FOX affiliate, has named Chris Legg Director of Sales. As DOS Legg will oversee the station’s sales team and revenue, reporting to FOX 17 General Manager Kim Krause.
Prior to joining FOX 17, Legg was an Account Executive, Local Sales Manager and most recently the Director of Sales at WZZM, an ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids.
“I am ecstatic to join FOX 17. I have been extremely impressed with their consistent growth and success in becoming a leading destination for news and information in West Michigan,” said Chris Legg. “I am excited to lead the FOX 17 sales department in providing customized integrated marketing campaigns designed to help local businesses grow and thrive.”
“I worked with Chris for years at WZZM so I know exactly who we’re getting,” said Kim Krause. “He’s a well-respected, seasoned sales professional with a long record of success. He’s the perfect addition to our station’s leadership team and I couldn’t be happier to be working with him again.”
Legg holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hope College. He will start at FOX 17 in his new role on Monday, July 16th.
FOX 17 WXMI is West Michigan’s FOX affiliate. FOX 17’s digital signal is available on WXMI-DT. FOX 17 is a Tribune Media station. Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.