Anyone Can Make An Impression But Influence is Earned
At Katz Television Group, our power lies in the influence we’ve built in over 130 years of bringing the best marketers into the homes and businesses that make up America’s communities. No one can deliver deeper local connections and the ability to influence consumers in the way that we do.
To break through today’s media clutter, it’s not enough for brands to just speak personally. You have to speak locally too. With Katz, marketers can seamlessly achieve local impact at a national scale with our 800+ TV stations and digital properties across markets of all shapes and sizes.
Work with the local powerhouse that has led the industry in turning communication into strategic advantage. Engage authentically and magnify your national influence with Katz.
Chief Executive Officer, Katz Media Group
Mark Gray is Chief Executive Officer of Katz Media Group, the leading national expert in audio and television advertising solutions. Mark has been a leader in the media industry for more than 25 years, building a first-class media sales organization that delivers results for its broadcast partners and the nation’s top brands.
As CEO, Mark oversees both Katz’s radio and television companies. His primary focus is to lead Katz’s team of industry experts to deliver innovative ideas for advertisers and agencies, driving revenue for Katz’s partners, as well as developing Katz’s technology and digital offerings, including bringing Katz to the forefront of the programmatic buying arena.
Mark’s tenure with Katz has included various management roles, including President of the Katz Radio division before being promoted to President of Katz Radio Group in 2006.
Radio Ink has named Mark one of the “Most Powerful People in Radio.” He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Broadcasters Foundation of America; a board member of the Radio Advertising Bureau; and an Honorary Trustee for the Alliance for Women in Media.
President, Katz Television Group
Leo MacCourtney is President of Katz Television Group, the nation’s leading television representation company. In his role as President, Leo focuses on strengthening broadcaster relationships, driving TV business development, both Linear and Digital, while overseeing the overall strategic sales direction for the company. Under Leo’s leadership, Katz Television Group serves over 85% of the country, covering 196 of the 210 markets.
Leo’s extensive background in media advertising began when he joined WERE radio in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1981, Leo left radio to join Blair Television as an account executive. During his tenure at Blair Television, Leo held various sales management roles, including Team Manager, Division Manager and Division President . He was promoted to President and CEO of Blair Television in 1998, a position he held for nine years. In 2007, Leo joined Katz Television Group as Vice President of Business Development. He became President of Eagle Television Sales in 2008. In March of 2012, Leo was appointed President of the Katz Television Group.
Leo is currently the treasurer for the Television Bureau of Advertising. He is also on the board of the International Radio & Television Society Foundation, the Emma Bowen Foundation and the Washington Media Scholars Foundation.
Chief Operating Officer, Katz Television Group
Craig Broitman is Chief Operating Officer of Katz Television Group, the nation’s leading television representation company. As a 30-year veteran in the media business, Craig brings an unsurpassed background in television advertising. In his role as COO, Craig oversees all four divisions’ day-to-day operations, to drive growth for advertisers, agencies and all Katz clients. Craig leads ad sales operations, agency and broadcaster connectivity, sales training and heads the development of the company’s digital capabilities.
Craig started his media career at WCBS TV as a Sales Promotion Manager and Research Analyst. Craig joined Katz Television Group in 1986 as a Sales Trainee. During his time with the company, Craig has held various management roles of increasing responsibility in both the New York and Chicago offices, including Team Manager, Director of Sales and Executive Vice President. In 2002, Craig became President of Millennium Sales and Marketing, a position he held for 10 years. Craig was then promoted in 2012 to Chief Operating Officer of Katz Television Group.
Craig is currently a board member of TVB, the television station marketing association, as well as a past chair to its National Sales Advisory Committee and former member of the Executive Board.
EVP, Chief Operating Officer, Katz Media Group
Joe brings more than 30 years of media and technology experience to lead the company’s programmatic, data and technology initiatives. In his role, Joe focuses on business operations across Katz Radio Group, Katz Television Group and Katz Digital with the goal of streamlining company processes and aligning all technology and innovation initiatives with company goals. Joe also provides oversight and guidance to Katz corporate groups including Finance, Human Resources and Real Estate to help move Katz’s continuously expanding business forward.
Joe joined Katz in May 1996 as Vice President of Information Technology Services, and has since held leadership roles, such as Vice President of Client Services, and Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. During his tenure, he has expanded and enhanced Katz offerings, increased efficiencies and helped to develop additional revenue streams for the company.
Most recently serving as Chief Administrative Officer, Joe worked to further develop the company’s technology assets across radio and television and advance its digital offerings, including bringing Katz to the forefront of the programmatic buying arena. Joe has also led significant advancements in Katz’s data initiatives, which have dramatically reduced discrepancies and improved the buying process for agencies and advertisers.
Joe serves on the Board of Directors for Audiology (www.Audiology.media), a company created to promote programmatic sales in the digital audio marketplace.