KTLA5 Elevates John Lovelace to Director of Business Affairs & Station Relations

KTLA5 Elevates John Lovelace to Director of Business Affairs & Station Relations

KTLA5, Tribune Broadcasting’s  Los Angeles flagship station, today announced John Lovelace has been elevated to Director of Business Affairs & Station Relations.  Lovelace, who was previously Manager of Marketing and Branding for KTLA5 in Los Angeles, will continue to report to Marshall Hites, SVP of Marketing and Creative Services, Tribune Broadcasting. In this newly created role, Lovelace will work with Hites and Tribune Broadcasting’s Creative Service Directors to identify synergies and marketing priorities.   Lovelace will also remain involved in the marketing operations of KTLA5 in Los Angeles.

Lovelace joined Tribune in 2006 as Manager of Marketing and Branding for KTLA5 where he worked alongside the Creative Director to implement the marketing strategies for the KTLA 5 News programs, specials, live events and the station’s syndicated shows. Prior to his tenure at Tribune, Lovelace held executive level producer positions at Aspect Ratio, Panopoly Pictures and Click 3X.

“Over the last several years John has made a great contribution to KTLA’s marketing success,” said Hites. “I look forward to having him bring the same energy and talent to the Tribune Broadcast Group.”

Lovelace, a graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been awarded numerous media honors including: the Promax BDA, the Telly Award, the ITS Monitor Award and several Emmy Awards.  He will continue to work out of Tribune’s Group Creative Facility based at KTLA5 in Los Angeles, where he currently resides with his family.


TRIBUNE MEDIA COMPANY 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 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. TRIBUNE MEDIA also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, 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.

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Tribune Broadcasting
Jessica Bellucci