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Dr. Alan Buckman

Vice President, Sales

Local Thunder

Direct Phone: (207) ***-****       

Email: a***@***.com

Local Thunder

594 Congress Street Suite 200

Portland, Maine 04101

United States

Company Description

Headquartered in Portland, Maine, Local Thunder offers innovative Internet strategies to help media outlets leverage their strong local brands, online. Local Thunder provides a comprehensive advertising platform to newspapers, radio and television stati ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President of Sales
LA 18 / KSCI-TV

Vice President - Marketing
18 TV - Asian American Television, LA

General Sales Manager
KSCI-TV

Sales
KPIX

Affiliations

Member
National Association of Television Program Executives

Education

Bachelor of Science
Business Administration
Virginia Commonwealth University

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In The News

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Alan Buckman, VP Sales, for Local Thunder, presented on a panel addressing the challenge of driving online engagement to ...

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Local Thunder Presents at AMIBA on Helping Small Businesses Compete Online with Community E-Commerce

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Alan Buckman, VP, Sales at Local Thunder, brought his experience working with small businesses to bridge the gap between online and bricks and mortar stores, to the attendees as part of a panel on "Building Indie Alternatives to Amazon, et al." Buckman shared a welcome perspective, citing that "even with all the online competition, the overwhelming majority of people search for local business online and over 80% of those people then go to brick & mortar to make their purchases."


Management Team

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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 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

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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).


Alan Buckman, VP Sales, for ...

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Alan Buckman, VP Sales, for Local Thunder, presented on a panel addressing the challenge of driving online engagement to brick and mortar businesses in local downtowns.

Alan Buckman Presenting at Conferance Alan Buckman, VP Sales, Local Thunder, presenting on panel at CDA Annual Conference 2012 Local Thunder gave participants straightforward actionable tips to help convert those online viewers to in person shoppers. "The focus needs to be on Local Search, a strong Mobile presence and Social Media to capture that audience of over 95% of consumers using online media before buying locally. The downtown associations have the means to create these community directories with meaningful content that will build the presence needed to capture the power of local search," sited Buckman.

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