NBC U Ups Midwest Sales Exec

Kathleen Polett, director, Midwest sales, for NBC Universal Television Distribution, has been named VP.

Based in Chicago, Polett will head up sales at stations in a number of major markets whose group owners are based in the Midwest.

Polett's syndicated sample case includes Martha, Access Hollywood, Blind Date, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury and Starting Over.

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