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Dean Littleton

Senior Vice President, Local Media

Dean Littleton, 54, was named senior vice president of Local Media in April 2023, responsible for directing the operations of Scripps’ local TV stations.

Prior to this role, Dean was general manager of Scripps’ ABC affiliate KMGH Denver7 and KCDO Local3 in Denver. During his time as general manager of KMGH, the station won numerous national journalism awards including the National Edward R. Murrow Overall Excellence Award for Large Markets in 2019 and 2020 and the Heartland Emmy Award for Overall Excellence in 2020.

Before joining Scripps in 2017, he was general manager at WATE-TV in Knoxville (2013-2017) and general sales manager at WVLT-TV in Knoxville (2008-2013), KUSA-TV in Denver (2007-2008) and WBIR-TV in Knoxville (2000-2007). He started his career as a news photographer/editor at WBIR

Dean serves as vice chair of the ABC Affiliate Board of Governors, treasurer of the Colorado Broadcasters Association and is a board member of the Scripps Howard Fund, the philanthropic arm of The E.W. Scripps Company.

Dean is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He lives in Denver with his wife, Amber, and daughter.