Tribune Broadcasting has promoted Marshall Hites to SVP, Marketing and Creative Services.
He will oversee the Creative Services departments at all of Tribune’s 42 owned or operated stations. Hites will report to Tribune president of Broadcast Media Larry Wert and will stay involved in the marketing operations at Los Angeles CW affiliate KTLA.
“Marshall has been an outstanding creative leader and television executive for KTLA and the Tribune stations previously under his purview,” Wert said in a statement. “Now that Tribune’s broadcast group has increased in size, we are looking forward to the oversight and expertise he will bring to the station group as a whole.”
Hites started at Tribune in 2011 as VP of Creative Services and Marketing where he oversaw creative at KTLA as well as the station group’s original 23 stations. He has worked at KCAL in Los Angeles, WFTV in Orlando, WFLA in Tampa, KMOL (WOAI) in San Antonio, WJKS (WCWJ) in Jacksonville, and WJBF in Augusta.
He will work out of KTLA.