Representing more than 800+ stations across all major networks, the Katz TV Group has an enormous geographic footprint that touches nearly every state across the country. The company’s 11 regional sales offices are strategically located across the country to serve more than 1,000 active advertising agencies. With a unique regional sales structure, Katz TV offers clients a distinctive selling proposition with their ability to intensely focus on key regional advertisers.
Katz TV provides national and regional advertisers one-stop shopping to build a local presence. Through Katz TV’s reach and expertise, we are able to fine-tune marketing campaigns for significant impact in specific segments of the market with cross-promotional opportunities between broadcast television, digital and community outreach programs. The Katz sales force is complemented by an unrivaled research, programming and marketing team that together provide superior insights and marketing solutions.
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, Katz Television Group
Artie Altman is Executive Vice President of Katz Television Group. Artie has an extensive background in the advertising industry at both the local and national level. He began his career at MMT Sales in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Account Executive and Sales Manager. Prior to joining Katz, Artie also worked at United Television Sales running its New York office and WPIX as a local Account Executive. In 2001, Artie joined Millennium Sales and Marketing as its Senior Vice President, before stepping into his current role as Executive Vice President.
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