Special to The Sun
OKLA. CITY —
Hearst Television Inc. ABC affiliate KOCO-TV 5 announces the promotion of Shayne Vigil to general sales manager. Vigil joined KOCO-TV 5 in 2001 as an account executive and had served as local sales manager since 2004.
Vigil enjoys golf when he can find the time and participates with many of his children’s athletics including soccer, lacrosse, gymnastics and basketball. Vigil and his wife Dena have three daughters and one son and attend St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond. Vigil is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma.
“Shayne has proven himself at every level,” said Brent Hensley, KOCO-TV 5 president and general manager. “He has built a solid sales team that represents our station extremely well in the community and possesses the leadership and experience to take our sales team to new levels of success. It is the right time and he is the right person for this job.”
In 2012 KOCO 5 News was honored for Best Morning News and Community Service by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. The station also won Best Morning News, Best Weather and Best Special Program from The Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcaster Awards.
“My passion is for our staff, our station and the clients we serve,” Vigil said. “My greatest reward is the satisfaction that comes seeing our team help clients succeed. I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to lead our sales team to even greater future success.”
The station’s web address is www.koco.com.