CHICAGO, September 3, 2014 – Mike Frydman has been named WGN-TV national/regional sales manager effective September 29. “His National background and eight years of success at WGN-TV as one of the senior AE’s will be a great factor in the growth of this position,” commented Errol Gerber, WGN-TV director of sales. “Mike will work closely with national sales manager Robert Breen to develop a great national “one-two” punch.”
Frydman joined WGN-TV in 2006 as an account executive. Prior to that Mike was an account executive at CBS Station Sales from 2001-2006 where he sold all of the CBS O&O stations. Previously, Frydman was at national rep firm HRP from 1996-2001 as an account executive and sales team manager overseeing 26 stations in 22 markets.
Frydman received his B.S. in Journalism degree from Kansas University.
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