E.W. Scripps
Denver, CO

Dean Littleton is Senior Vice President of Local Media for The EW Scripps Company.  Dean was previously VP/GM at KMGH-TV Denver, at WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee, and before that was general sales manager for Knoxville-based Gray Television.

From April 2007 to December 2008, he was General Sales Manager at Denver’s KUSA-9News, owned by what is now Tegna Inc. (NYSE: TGNA).

Early in his career, Littleton was a news photographer and editor for WBIR, another Knoxville station.

“Dean has the right combination of strengths in both sales and journalism, which is somewhat rare in this business and is definitely an asset,” said Debbie Turner, vice president/television operations for Scripps. “Couple that with his leadership style, and we know he will have an immediate, positive impact on a very talented team.”

Littleton holds a BS degree in broadcast management from the University of Tennessee. He is married and has a daughter.

Scripps owns 33 television stations and 34 radio stations nationwide.