Brooke Thomas | Terry Crosby | Jack Crumpler

 

Brooke Thomas has been in the broadcasting and direct response industry for the past 28 years. Presently, Mr. Thomas is the Co-Founder and President of Sales for 28:30, a company that has earned the trust of over 50+ TV stations and cable networks in all DMA sizes.

Prior to joining 28:30, Brooke was the Senior Vice President for Television and Internet Sales at GRTV Network where he was responsible for ad revenues on satellite television networks, two e-commerce Internet sites, and an in-house Per Inquiry (PI) agency.

Before joining GRTV, Brooke was the West Coast National Sales Manager for Paxson Communications where he was responsible for new business and supervision of the Los Angeles in-house rep firm.

Mr. Thomas was also a Senior Account Supervisor for infomercial advertising agency, Williams Television Time. Mr. Thomas began his career in sales as a local account executive for KWHY-TV 22 in Los Angeles.

Brooke Thomas now resides in Calabasas, California with his wife and two sons.

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Mr. Crosby is co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of CNZ Communications, LLC which owns and operates 9 television stations in California, Texas and Wisconsin. Formerly, he was the co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Una Vez Mas, LP, the largest affiliate group of the Azteca America Spanish-language broadcast television network. Una Vez Mas commenced operations in 2002 and was sold in January 2014.

Mr. Crosby has over 36 years of broadcast experience, having successfully developed, owned, and managed English and Spanish-language television and radio stations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Houston. Early in his career he worked at KBRG and helped make it the top billing Spanish-language station in the market. From 1990-1995 he co-owned and operated Galavisionís first over-the-air affiliate located in Houston, Texas. From 1995 to 2000 he served as Vice President and General Manager of KPXN in Los Angeles. In 2000, he sold his interest in KXLA and continued to serve as its Vice President and General Manager. In 2000 he started Una Vez Mas and put its first affiliate, KHDF (Las Vegas) on the air in 2002. Mr. Crosby has acquired more than 45 television stations.

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Jack Crumpler is a veteran executive with over twenty years of successful experience in broadcast and cable TV sales.

Before joining 28:30, Mr. Crumpler was the General Manager of Paxson Communication's WPXA-TV 14 in Atlanta. Additionally Mr. Crumpler ran national sales for Paxson Communications where he supervised six account executives and two sales assistants responsible for selling not only WPXA-TV, but also over 50 Paxson stations.

Prior to WPXA-TV, Mr. Crumpler was the Regional Sales Manager for WGNX- TV and was part of a new management team hired by Tribune as the Local Sales Manager where he supervised eight account executives and two assistants as well as managed inventory, created sales and forecast, and assigned accounts and set rates on an ongoing basis.

Mr. Crumpler has also had the position of Local Sales Manager at WATL-TV where he directed a staff of eight people, formulated strategies as station transitioned from all-financial news format to a traditional independent format. Jack lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.

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