Your Voice Matters

Your Voice Matters

With all the pressures of late—the long tail of the pandemic, advertiser fits and starts, new office structures, team dynamics including recruitment and retention, and of course, our ever-present revenue goals across multiple platforms … it can be a lot for a...
Don’t Let Bad Thoughts Linger

Don’t Let Bad Thoughts Linger

“Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.” -Napoleon Hill (author of Think and Grow Rich) Think about the last bad thing that happened to you. How did you respond? Did the event suck you in and...
I’d Like Your Advice…

I’d Like Your Advice…

You’ve just finished a sales meeting in which you made a significant change to the format, or delivered a recap to your General Manager or boss. You hope your team, or boss, found it effective and are wondering if they have any thoughts on how you might make the next...
The Virtual Ride-a-Long

The Virtual Ride-a-Long

When diagnosis and presentation calls were mostly done in-person, our consultants and your sales leaders would ride in the car to and from appointments with sellers. This gave ample opportunity on the front end to discuss intended outcomes, and on the back end to...
2 Ways to Flip Your Meeting Mindset

2 Ways to Flip Your Meeting Mindset

When you look at your calendar, specifically at meetings you’ve got that day with groups, individuals or clients … do you ‘smile’ and feel ready to participate? If not, you need to make an adjustment to tackle the day. When you’re annoyed, not ready for a...

Margie Chilson is a Senior Marketing Consultant for JDA.media.

Her vast experience includes nearly three decades in broadcast television and digital sales marketing, working in and with multiple markets and affiliations including Dallas-Fort Worth at WFAA, Denver at KUSA-KTVD, KMGH, KWGN, and as a team manager at Millennium Television Sales.

Margie’s years as a local seller were award-winning and inspiration for her jump to JDA.media. She exceeded new business and digital goals on a consistent basis at Belo Corp., Scripps, Tribune, and TEGNA Inc. stations. A true innovator, Margie pioneered job-sharing positions in Dallas and Denver, balancing hectic work schedules and family, paving the way for working parents with careers in media sales.

Margie is well known and respected for her diligence, drive, and new business results. Due to her years in the business as an account executive and sales leader, she knows the station environment well and can easily relate to local sellers as well as the most senior managers.

An alum of Oklahoma State University who graduated with Honors in Journalism Advertising, Margie boasts an outstanding track record of helping business owners strategically grow their revenue through broadcast, streaming and digital solutions.

Margie and her husband Tim have been married for 23 years. The couple and their two children live in Littleton, CO, a suburb of Denver. Their son, Ryan, attends the University of Colorado Boulder, and their daughter, Mary, is in high school.  In their spare time, the Chilsons enjoy travel, hiking in the picturesque Rocky Mountains, cooking, watching movies, and cheering on their kids in various sporting events.