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Press Release Gary Mutchler joins KHBS/KHOG-TV (Channels 40 and 29) serving the Fort Smith/Fayetteville, Arkansas DMA as Local Sales Manager in January. He will oversee local sales for the ABC affiliate including oversight for teams in both Fort Smith and Rogers, AR.
Mutchler most recently served as the General Sales Manager for the SagamoreHill group of stations in the Cheyenne, Wyoming/Scottsbluff, Nebraska DMA. As the station’s GSM, Mutchler was responsible for revenue development for four TV stations serving Cheyenne, Scottsbluff and Fort Collins, Colorado. In addition, Mutchler was a key member of the team that redeveloped and launched two new websites – kgwn.tv and noco5.com resulting in record interactive revenue results.
Mutchler’s background also includes being a Local Sales Manager in Lake Charles, LA, plus sales positions for both the Belo Corporation and Fisher Communications in multiple markets across both the Southwest and Northwest parts of the country.
“Gary understands the significant role local TV broadcasters play in driving advertising results for their clients,” said President and General Manager, Brian Sather. “With his diverse sales and sales management background and his track record of success at all levels of his career, Gary is ideally suited to lead our local teams and meet the needs of our local advertisers,” Sather added.