Nov. 3, 2015 03:29 PM

Mike Zikmund has been promoted to director of sales at KATC-TV3.

He joined the station in June as regional/national sales manager and a month later began serving as the station’s interim director of sales after the previous director left the company.

Zikmund is a native of Evansville, Ind., and a graduate of the University of Evansville with a bachelor of science degree in radio/TV/film. He also has extensive broadcast television station sales management experience in the state, having previously worked in New Orleans for three years as general sales manager for WVUE-TV and 12 years as the sales director for WWL-TV. He also held other sales management positions at WVTM-TV in Birmingham, Ala., WGNO-TV and WNOL-TV in New Orleans and at KBSI-TV Cape Girardeau, Mo.

KATC is privately owned and operated by Cordillera Communications, the broadcast television division of Evening Post Industries based in Charleston, S.C.

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