Telecast Names Bill Hollis Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Telecast Fiber Systems has appointed Bill Hollis as Midwest regional sales manager. He will also be product manager for Telecast's Viper II modular product line.

Hollis will be responsible for developing and maintaining customer and partner relationships in the Midwest, and also for expanding the company's presence in that territory. He will be based in Chicago.

Hollis has more than 20 years of experience in the video and broadcast industry. Prior to joining Telecast, he was product manager for Stratos International, a manufacturer of fiber optic components. Hollis' broadcast background includes serving as senior studio engineer for Harpo Studios, home to "The Oprah Winfrey Show." He also was previously with Television Associates in California; and served as studio manager, production technician, and mobile services engineer in a variety of commercial and industrial productions.

"Bill's substantial experience within the broadcast industry has touched on many areas of studio production and engineering, technical and field support, manufacturing, and product development and management," said Richard Cerny, president of Telecast Fiber Systems. "His broad knowledge of the industry will have a positive impact on Midwest sales and our relationships with clients in the region."