Meet the WEEK Sales Team

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  • John Barkoviak

    John Barkoviak

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 11:19 AM EST2016-12-21 16:19:36 GMT

    John Barkoviak has sold clients the best advertising results for over the past 23 years while being at WEEK. 

    John Barkoviak has sold clients the best advertising results for over the past 23 years while being at WEEK. 

  • Melissa Suetler

    Melissa Suetler

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 2:01 PM EST2016-12-13 19:01:59 GMT

    Melissa Suelter is from Dunlap, IL and attended Bradley University, where she received a Bachelors degree in Communication and minor in Radio and Television.  

    Melissa Suelter is from Dunlap, IL and attended Bradley University, where she received a Bachelors degree in Communication and minor in Radio and Television.  

  • Julie Morales

    Julie Morales

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 12:05 PM EST2016-12-13 17:05:32 GMT

    Julie was raised in Peoria, IL and graduated from Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute (Currently Peoria Notre Dame).  After attending Illinois State University, Julie moved to Chicago where she met and married her husband, Ken.  

    Julie was raised in Peoria, IL and graduated from Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute (Currently Peoria Notre Dame).  After attending Illinois State University, Julie moved to Chicago where she met and married her husband, Ken.  

  • Deric Kimler

    Deric Kimler

    Monday, December 12 2016 4:04 PM EST2016-12-12 21:04:23 GMT

    Deric Kimler is from Williamsfield, IL and attended Drake University in Des Moines, IA, where he received a degree in Music Business and Business Administration. He got his start in marketing working in Des Moines, IA as Marketing Consultant to Des Moines Vocal Arts Partners and Logistics Manager for Drake University Choral Department. After moving back to Illinois he started at Lane Transfer and was brought on to the WEEK team in April of 2013 as a Multimedia Specialist. Deric is e...

    Deric Kimler is from Williamsfield, IL and attended Drake University in Des Moines, IA, where he received a degree in Music Business and Business Administration. 

  • Kathy Aiello

    Kathy Aiello

    Monday, December 12 2016 3:57 PM EST2016-12-12 20:57:28 GMT

    Kathy Aiello is an account executive for HOI. 

    Kathy Aiello is an account executive for HOI. 

  • Charity Schultz

    Charity Schultz

    Saturday, December 10 2016 4:28 PM EST2016-12-10 21:28:23 GMT
    Charity Schultz rejoined the HOI staff in September of 2016. After a brief hiatus from the advertising sales world, she is happy to be part of the HOI team. Charity started her career in advertising in the Peoria market in the late 90’s working for one of the radio groups in town. She worked there for a few years and headed to the Quad Cities to try her hand at television. She spent a few years there, but found herself back in Peoria at the same radio group. Charity spent sever...
    Charity Schultz rejoined the HOI staff in September of 2016. After a brief hiatus from the advertising sales world, she is happy to be part of the HOI team. Charity started her career in advertising in the Peoria market in the late 90’s working for one of the radio groups in town. She worked there for a few years and headed to the Quad Cities to try her hand at television. She spent a few years there, but found herself back in Peoria at the same radio group. Charity spent sever...
  • Lee Hall

    Lee Hall

    This is my 33rd year of working on TV in Peoria. The first 32 years were spent at WEEK-TV. I started there as an intern in 1984 and was promoted to Sports Director in 1988.

    This is my 33rd year of working on TV in Peoria. The first 32 years were spent at WEEK-TV. I started there as an intern in 1984 and was promoted to Sports Director in 1988.

  • Megan Cipolla

    Megan Cipolla

    Friday, December 9 2016 6:42 PM EST2016-12-09 23:42:19 GMT

    Megan Cipolla was raised in central Illinois and has a background in musical theatre and vocal training.

    Megan Cipolla was raised in central Illinois and has a background in musical theatre and vocal training.

  • Bruce Colligan

    Bruce Colligan

    Friday, December 9 2016 6:39 PM EST2016-12-09 23:39:13 GMT

    Bruce Colligan of the WEEK Sales team brings over 20 years of experience from Broadcast and Corporate Communications in the Chicago and Peoria Markets.  

    Bruce Colligan of the WEEK Sales team brings over 20 years of experience from Broadcast and Corporate Communications in the Chicago and Peoria Markets.  

  • Mark Nels Warner

    Mark Nels Warner

    Friday, December 9 2016 6:30 PM EST2016-12-09 23:30:45 GMT

    Mark Nels Warner was born and currently lives in Pekin, IL. He has been a Multimedia Specialist WEEK TV for 25 years. 

    Mark Nels Warner was born and currently lives in Pekin, IL. He has been a Multimedia Specialist WEEK TV for 25 years. 

  • Kathy O'Brien

    Kathy O'Brien

    Friday, December 9 2016 6:28 PM EST2016-12-09 23:28:48 GMT

    Kathy O’Brien is a Multi Media Specialist at WEEK-TV.

    Kathy O’Brien is a Multi Media Specialist at WEEK-TV.

  • Christy Howell

    Christy Howell

    Thursday, December 8 2016 2:16 PM EST2016-12-08 19:16:19 GMT

    Christy Howell is a Multi Media Specialists and Queen of all things no one else in the building knows. Christy is a native of Central Illinois, born and raised in Groveland, IL. 

    Christy Howell is a Multi Media Specialists and Queen of all things no one else in the building knows. Christy is a native of Central Illinois, born and raised in Groveland, IL. 

  • Brad Stegall

    Brad Stegall

    Thursday, December 8 2016 2:15 PM EST2016-12-08 19:15:30 GMT

    Brad is from the small town of Abingdon, IL and spent most of his childhood on the family farm riding motorcyles and playing outside with his two sisters and brother.  

    Brad is from the small town of Abingdon, IL and spent most of his childhood on the family farm riding motorcyles and playing outside with his two sisters and brother.  

  • Chris Dierker

    Chris Dierker

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 5:08 PM EST2016-12-07 22:08:17 GMT

    Chris Dierker was raised in central Illinois and graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in Political Science and a Minor in Broadcasting.  

    Chris Dierker was raised in central Illinois and graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in Political Science and a Minor in Broadcasting.  

  • Peter Russell

    Peter Russell

    Saturday, December 3 2016 11:17 AM EST2016-12-03 16:17:51 GMT
    Contact Info Direct Line: (309) 698-3753 Email: peter@week.com Peter Russell is a native of central Illinois raised in Washington. He attended Illinois State University with a focus on Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. After graduating in 1985, he began a career in television at WEEK-TV as reporter/photographer for News 25. From there, Peter moved into sales as an Account Executive in 1992. He was promoted to Local Sales Manager two years later and then Ge...
    Contact Info Direct Line: (309) 698-3753 Email: peter@week.com Peter Russell is a native of central Illinois raised in Washington. He attended Illinois State University with a focus on Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. After graduating in 1985, he began a career in television at WEEK-TV as reporter/photographer for News 25. From there, Peter moved into sales as an Account Executive in 1992. He was promoted to Local Sales Manager two years later and then Ge...
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