DENVER, April 14, 2008 — KWGN-TV CW2 Colorado, Tribune Broadcasting’s Denver television station has selected John M Strassner to be their new Director of Sales. Previously, Strassner was General Sales Manager at KDNL-TV (ABC), St. Louis.
Strassner brings a fresh perspective and more than fifteen years marketing and television experience to KWGN-TV. He will be responsible for managing a dynamic, competitive sales staff with the key goal of making a difference in the Denver market. “KWGN is a great station with many opportunities and I’m looking forward to guiding a great sales staff into the future of Denver TV,” said Strassner. KWGN-TV Vice-President and General Manager Jim Zerwekh is excited about the opportunities Strassner brings to the table, adding, “John is known in the industry as a results manager and a strong leader. I am confident that he will make a very positive difference in the Denver market.” Strassner looks forward to making Denver his home with wife Suzy and two children.
Strassner graduated from Syracuse University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Marketing.