10 May Fox 61 And CW 20 In Hartford And New Haven, CT Name Eileen Armas Director of Sales
Hartford, CT May 10, 2019 – FOX 61 and CW20, Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford & New Haven, Connecticut television stations, today announced Eileen Armas has been named Director of Sales. As DOS Armas will oversee the station’s sales team and revenues, reporting to VP/General Manager Jon Hitchcock.
Armas, who joins Tribune on June 3, was most recently the DOS at WAVY/NBC and WVBT/FOX in Norfolk, VA where she was responsible for both stations’ revenue and digital initiatives. Prior to Norfolk, Eileen was VP of Sales for WVIT/NBC in Connecticut. She has also served as WVIT’s Local Sales Manager and was an Account Executive at WFLD/WPWR in Chicago.
Said Hitchcock, “Eileen is an industry veteran who brings a tremendous amount of leadership, revenue development and major event success over her career. Her strong winning attitude and personality will be an excellent addition to lead our sales force as we continue to develop customer solutions that meet our client’s challenges of tomorrow.”
“I am excited to be returning the Hartford and New Haven television market. I look forward to continuing to build upon their success and working with the best sales team in the market” said Armas.
Armas holds a degree in telecommunications with a minor in business from Indiana University.
About FOX 61
FOX 61 (WTIC-TV) is one of the nation’s highest-rated FOX Network affiliates, providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding entertainment, news, sports, and local event programming. FOX 61 News is the market leader in news, producing more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week, more than any other station. Its award-winning local news team is committed to keeping the public informed through fox61.com, and its social media followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and mobile apps. Connecticut audiences can “Expect More” from FOX 61 News.
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