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Member

Phone: (310) ***-****  HQ Phone
National Association of Television Program Executives
5757 Wilshire Boulevard Penthouse 10
Los Angeles , California 90036
United States

Company Description: NATPE is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, development and distribution of televised programming in all forms across all mature and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    3AF
  • Board Member
    Society of Television and Radio

Education

  • Bachelor of Science , Business Administration
    Virginia Commonwealth University
33 Total References
Web References
Management Team
localthunder.com, 21 Mar 2014 [cached]
Alan Buckman, VP of Sales
Alan has more than 25 years in broadcasting sales, sales management, station management and new media experience. Alan held sales and executive positions at Group W/CBS for more than 25 years where he served as Sales Manager at WJZ-TV, Baltimore and WBZ-TV, Boston. Alan was also Director of Sales at KPIX-TV, San Francisco and Station Manager at KCBS-TV, Los Angeles. In addition, Alan was Vice President of Sales at Asian Media Group's KSCI-TV, the largest Asian language broadcaster in the United States. Alan has acted as strategic advisor to a number of new media companies including egotv.com and Local Thunder. Alan was a pioneer in internet sales, heading up sales for kpix.com in the mid 1990s as kpix.com became the first television station website to generate over $1 million in ad revenue. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a past board member of the 3AF (Asian Advertising Federation), a past board member of STAR (Society of Television and Radio, San Francisco), and a member of NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives).
Local Thunder - Entrepreneurial Leaders in Media and Internet Marketing
www.localthunder.com, 19 Sept 2010 [cached]
Alan Buckman: Director of Sales
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Alan Buckman Director of Sales
Alan has more than 25 years in broadcasting sales, sales management, station management and new media experience. Alan held sales and executive positions at Group W/CBS for more than 25 years where he served as Sales Manager at WJZ-TV, Baltimore and WBZ-TV, Boston. Alan was also Director of Sales at KPIX-TV, San Francisco and Station Manager at KCBS-TV, Los Angeles. In addition, Alan was Vice President of Sales at Asian Media Group's KSCI-TV, the largest Asian language broadcaster in the United States. Alan has acted as strategic advisor to a number of new media companies including egotv.com and Local Thunder. Alan was a pioneer in Internet sales, heading up sales for kpix.com in the mid 1990's as kpix.com became the first television station website to generate over $1 million in ad revenue. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a past board member of the 3AF (Asian Advertising Federation), a past board member of STAR (Society of Television and Radio, San Francisco), and a member of NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives).
Local Thunder - Meet Our Experienced Team
www.localthunder.com, 17 Jan 2013 [cached]
Alan Buckman: Vice President of Sales
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Alan Buckman Vice President of Sales Alan has more than 25 years in broadcasting sales, sales management, station management and new media experience. Alan held sales and executive positions at Group W/CBS for more than 25 years where he served as Sales Manager at WJZ-TV, Baltimore and WBZ-TV, Boston. Alan was also Director of Sales at KPIX-TV, San Francisco and Station Manager at KCBS-TV, Los Angeles. In addition, Alan was Vice President of Sales at Asian Media Group's KSCI-TV, the largest Asian language broadcaster in the United States. Alan has acted as strategic advisor to a number of new media companies including egotv.com and Local Thunder. Alan was a pioneer in Internet sales, heading up sales for kpix.com in the mid 1990's as kpix.com became the first television station website to generate over $1 million in ad revenue. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a past board member of the 3AF (Asian Advertising Federation), a past board member of STAR (Society of Television and Radio, San Francisco), and a member of NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives).
AREAA: 2006 AREAA Convention Speakers
www.areaa.org, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]
ALAN BUCKMANVice President, Sales, KSCI-TV
Alan Buckman is the Vice President of Sales for KSCI-TV, LA 18, Los Angeles.LA 18 is the largest Asian language local television station in the United States.LA 18 is part of AsianMedia Group LLC, the largest Asian language broadcaster in the United States.
Alan's career includes over 25 years of experience in such companies as Jefferson-Pilot Broadcasting, Group W Broadcasting, CBS and Viacom.Alan has held various sales and sales management positions including Sales Manager WJZ-TV, Baltimore and WBZ-TV Boston, Director of Sales KPIX-TV, San Francisco and Director of Sales and Station Manager of KCBS-TV, Los Angeles.In addition Alan was Vice President, West Coast for Group W Television Sales and Vice President, West Coast for Viacom Television.Alan joined AsianMedia's KSCI-TV, LA 18 as a consultant in June, 2004 and was named to his current position in December, 2004.Asian Media Group is the leading broadcaster of Asian language television in the United States.AsianMedia pioneered the concept of multi-lingual programming on American television and KSCI-TV was the first television station in the country to provide diversified international programming to the rapidly growing Asian language community.In addition to broadcasting, Asian Media Group LLC expanded into IPTV and FVOD platforms in 2006 and has the only US based Pan-Asian language video portal site.Alan earned his Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.He is a board member of the (3AF) Asian Advertising Federation, member of NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives and a past board member of STAR (Society of Television and Radio, San Francisco).
Local Thunder Press Releases
www.localthunder.com, 23 July 2008 [cached]
Alan Buckman to join Local Thunder's North American sales efforts
PORTLAND, Maine, July 23, 2008 - Local Thunder, an innovative developer of next generation online advertising platforms for local broadcast and newspaper media outlets, today announced that it has appointed Alan Buckman as Sales Director for the Americas region. Buckman brings over twenty five years of experience in the broadcasting and new media industries. In his new position, Buckman will lead Local Thunder's North American sales effort in the television, cable and radio markets and grow Local Thunder's successful business proposition into these areas.
Prior to joining Local Thunder, Buckman held executive sales and management positions at CBS, Viacom, Asian Media Group's KSCI-TV, as well as acted as a strategic advisor to a number of new media companies including egotvonline.com and fliptrack.com. Buckman was a pioneer in Internet sales, heading up sales for kpix.com in the mid 1990's, as kpix.com became the first televisions station website to generate over $1.0M in ad revenue.
Jim Boutin, Local Thunder's COO comments: "We are thrilled to have Alan join our team.
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Alan's experience in the broadcasting and new media industries is second to none. He brings to our team a long history of successful sales performance and station management, as well as a proven track record in growing new business opportunities for new media companies in the broadcasting sector."
Alan earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a past board member of the 3AF (Asian Advertising Federation), a past board member of STAR (Society of Television and Radio, San Francisco), and a member of NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives).
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