19 May Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group Hires Former Warner Media Executive John Buckholtz As Vice President Of Advertising Sales For Global Syndication
Veteran Ad Sales Executive to Represent Allen Media Group’s Entertainment Studios Syndicated Broadcast Programming
Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) proudly announces the hiring of John Buckholtz to the position of Vice President of Ad Sales for AMG Global Syndication. Buckholtz will focus on advertising sales, brand sponsorships, and revenue partnerships for all of AMG‘s Entertainment Studios television series programming and content. The Entertainment Studios programming portfolio comprises over 67 television shows, including the long-running comedy game show FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK, the comedy shows COMICS UNLEASHED WITH BYRON ALLEN and THE WORLD’S FUNNIEST WEATHER, court shows AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS, JUSTICE WITH JUDGE MABLEAN, JUSTICE FOR ALL WITH JUDGE CRISTINA PEREZ, SUPREME JUSTICE WITH JUDGE KAREN, THE VERDICT WITH JUDGE HATCHETT, the celebrity entertainment show ENTERTAINERS WITH BYRON ALLEN, and the extreme weather shows STORM OF SUSPICION and WEATHER GONE VIRAL. Buckholtz reports directly to AMG Global Syndication President of Ad Sales, Darren Galatt, and is based at the AMG offices in New York City.
A 30-year veteran of syndicated television programming and ad sales, Buckholtz comes to AMG from his recent position as Vice President of Advertising Sales for Warner Media/Warner Bros. Domestic Television — where he also held earlier positions as Vice President of Station Sales and Director of Sales — since 1997. Prior to Warner Media, Buckholtz worked for MTM Television Distribution (a division of Mary Tyler Moore Enterprises) as Vice President of Sales — where he also held the previous positions of Vice President of Northeast Sales and Midwest Manager. Buckholtz graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management/Marketing from Saint Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York.
“John Buckholtz is an outstanding addition to our Allen Media Group family,” said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios. “John’s three decades of ad sales experience makes him an ideal choice as we continue to hire the best executives in the business.”
“I am thrilled to have John Buckholtz on the Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios sales team,” said Darren Galatt, President of Ad Sales for AMG Global Syndication. “John is an excellent sales executive who has enormous experience and vast relationships throughout the advertising community. John’s passion and sales talent will help us achieve greater market share.”