September 11, 2012
Contact: Betsy Robertson, Community Relations Manager
Jim Rose to Oversee All Television and Digital Sales
SEATTLE—KING Broadcasting today announced Jim Rose, director of sales for KING 5 & KONG TV, is assuming the top role in sales for all the KING Broadcasting properties including NWCN, KING5.com and all digital platforms.
Rose joined KING in 2000. In his 12 years with the company he has managed local and national sales for KONG TV and KING 5, becoming sales director for the broadcast stations in 2005. Prior to coming to Seattle, Rose was an account executive at KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City. He also worked in sales research at Blair Television and started his career with WPLJ-FM in New York City.
Pat Costello, station manager for the KING Broadcasting group, says promoting Rose to the role was an easy decision. “He has consistently demonstrated his excellence in sales management. His friendly approach, quick wit, and sales intelligence earned him the trust of clients and the respect of staff. ”
Rose is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied communications media and English. He lives in Seattle with his partner, Eric and their son, Isaac.