Tribune Names Jerry Del Core VP/General Manager of KTXL-TV

Oct 07, 2010, 13:50 ET from Tribune

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced that Jerry Del Core will join the company as vice president/general manager of KTXL-TV in Sacramento.  Del Core brings more than 20 years of diverse management experience to the station.

"I'm delighted to have Jerry join our west coast team," said Ray Schonbak, executive vice president for Tribune Broadcasting. "With his robust experience, proven sales and marketing record, consistency in delivering results and motivating staff, he's the right choice to take KTXL to new heights."

Prior to joining Tribune, Del Core was most recently chief operating officer and market manager/Sacramento for Adelante Media Group (formerly Bustos Media). He has held numerous leadership posts in broadcasting, and from 2007 to 2010, served as vice president and market manager for Border Media, where he launched three media properties from Spanish to general market.

"I'm very excited to join Jerry Kersting, Ray Schonbak and the Tribune team at Fox 40 in Sacramento," said Del Core. "This is a great station with a great staff that has continued to perform. Together, we'll take the necessary steps to continue growing viewership, ratings, results and profitability."

Notably, throughout his career, Del Core served as adjunct professor in mass communications at Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia and Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts.

Del Core will join KTXL-TV on Oct. 25.

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