King World Productions has named Joe DiSalvo president, domestic television sales.
DiSalvo -- who had been senior vice president and general sales manager,
domestic syndication and cable sales since 1999 -- replaces Stu Stringfellow, who
retired in January.
DiSalvo reports to King World and CBS Enterprises CEO Roger King.
"Joe is a great salesman, and he's respected industrywide for his knowledge,
expertise and leadership abilities," declared King. "His promotion to president
is well-deserved, and I am thrilled that he will continue to play a key role in
King World's success in the years to come."
DiSalvo is credited with key roles in the off-net launches of Everybody
Loves Raymond and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; the first-run rollout of Dr.
Phil; and the most recent sales ofThe Oprah Winfrey
Show, which already has been cleared
in 80 percent of the United States for the 2005-2006 season.