02 Feb FOX40 Names Benjamin Ng Director of Sales
Seasoned Sales Executive Joins KTXL in Sacramento
February 2, 2016 — FOX40, Tribune Broadcasting’s Sacramento Fox affiliate, today announced Benjamin Ng will join the station as Director of Sales where he will oversee the station’s sales effort, including local and national sales, new business and digital sales. He will begin his new role this month and report to Leigh White, Vice President/General Manager, KTXL.
Ng joins FOX40 from KCRA 3 in Sacramento where he was the National Sales Manager at the NBC station.
“We are excited to have Benny join Tribune Broadcasting in Sacramento-the 20th largest market and a long-time Fox affiliate-in such an important role,” said White. “Benny has proven leadership skills and excellent strategic and analytical skills, which, combined with his passion for our business and customers, makes him a perfect fit for KTXL.”
Prior to his position as NSM at KCRA 3, Benjamin was the Co-Local Sales Manager for the station. He has also served as National and Co-Local Sales Manager at KXTV/ABC in Sacramento. He began his career at Blair Television in 1996 as a Sales Assistant, graduated from the Account Executive Training program in 1998, and started his sales career in NY.
“I am honored to lead the station’s sales efforts at KTXL-FOX40. Local News remains the lifeblood of our industry, and I look forward to connecting our local and national clients with our best assets on air, online, and via mobile.”
Ng holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart & William Smith Colleges where he was awarded the Intercultural Affairs Award for Excellence and Responsibility and the Tanaka Memorial Foundation-Technos International Prize for Asian American Studies.
FOX40, owned by Tribune Media, has been broadcasting locally since 1953. Today, FOX40 News produces 44 hours of local news each week, more than any other station in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market. For more information please visit: www.fox40.com.
About Tribune Media Company:
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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in nearly 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of video, music and sports metadata, powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. 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 other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.