Alan Blackburn

KSL TV, Sales Manager

Alan Blackburn is one of two sales managers for Salt Lake City’s NBC affiliate, KSL TV, and oversees a sales team that includes research and production. His 30 years in broadcast sales began in radio as an account executive for local Salt Lake City stations for seven years before making the switch to KSL TV in 1996.

Blackburn has deep knowledge of local and national sales and helped execute KSL TV’s sales sponsorship deals with the 2002 Winter Olympics. He also spearheaded sales strategies for KSL’s digital platforms which include a website, OTT apps, the KSL Weather App, and the newly created KSLSports.com.

Blackburn’s team has secured numerous broadcast and digital sponsorships for KSL TV initiates aimed at strengthening families and the community including the Road to Zero Fatalities, Healthy Mind Matters, and Your Life Your Health. Originally from Valdez Alaska, he moved to Salt Lake City and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from Weber State University.

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