TEGNA Names Tom Cury President and General Manager of KENS in San Antonio
McLEAN, VA – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today named Tom Cury president and general manager of KENS in San Antonio, TX. Cury comes to KENS after serving as director of sales at TEGNA’s WFAA in Dallas, TX since 2011.
“Tom’s leadership has been extremely effective at WFAA,” said Lynn Beall, executive vice president, TEGNA Media. “Tom’s experience, innovative approach and creative thinking will translate well to KENS and continue to drive KENS forward as the multiplatform heartbeat of San Antonio.”
In his role at KENS, Cury will oversee all station operating functions and also help leverage TEGNA’s growing statewide presence to the benefit of audiences, advertisers and other stakeholders.
“KENS is a remarkable station at a remarkable time,” said Cury. “They are uniquely positioned at the intersection of culture, technology, business and Texas and the future is extremely bright.”
Cury began his media career as an account executive with Petry Television. He later joined Westinghouse Broadcasting, which was later purchased by CBS, as an account executive. He worked as a local account executive in Denver, national sales manager in Baltimore and Miami, local sales manager in Los Angeles and group sales manager in New York. He was then named director of sales in Miami before joining WFAA.
A native of New York City, Cury graduated from American University in Washington, DC. He is married and has two stepchildren.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital, Clipper and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
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