At KOB Advertising, we start at the beginning. We constantly strive to refine ourselves, to research new tools and resources and to be the solution that New Mexico can count on to grow your business in today’s constantly changing environment. Each of our highly trained Account Executives begin their partnership with you by asking questions. They dive deeply into your business to learn who you are, what your goals are, who your competition is and why people should do business with you. By peeling back the layers that make your business, they are able to merge with your vision of where you want your business to be in a year, in two years and in five years. We are not trying to sell you something. Instead, the KOB Advertising team are partnering with you to help you succeed.
Meet our Experts
Marc brings 40+ Years of professional experience to work for you every day. As a local business owner & entrepreneur he has been in your shoes and knows what it means to commit precious resources in order to grow your business! He is an expert in market research data analytics, having worked at Nielsen/ Scarborough, Experian/Simmons and consulted for TV advertising sellers across the US.
Marc is married with 3 kids & 2 grandkids. He enjoys coaching, mentoring, hiking, golf, fishing and camping, skiing, games, landscaping & gardening & reading.
A Research, Marketing and Sales professional with more than twenty-five years proven expertise in Broadcast, Cable, Out-of-Home and Digital Mobile Media. Demonstrated success building new revenue streams through customer needs analysis resulting in relevant solutions through informal and formal presentations. Viewed by clients and co-workers as credible, trustworthy and ethical.
Paul Bustamante got his Bachelor’s In Business Administration, with an emphasis on Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of New Mexico in 2008. He has been with KOB-TV for over 6 years and is the Digital Sales Manager for the station. He is an expert at finding analytical information for clients that actually benefits them and gives them the data needed to survive today’s data driven world. Paul enjoys playing guitar and finding craft breweries across the country.
With almost 30 years in media sales, and more than half at KOB TV, Meridee specializes in working with local business owners to reach their growth goals. Having previously owned several businesses herself, she understands the process of setting achievable goals to maximize return on investments. She is passionate about her client’s success. Her strength lies in long term planning and implementing of branding strategies.
Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, traveling, reading and her new granddaughter!
Brad Sopher moved to Albuquerque 27 years ago from the Seattle area. He has been a part of some great advertising sales teams for 23 years including News Radio 770 KKOB-AM and Comcast Spotlight. Delighted to be a part of the fast paced broadcast TV station, KOB TV 4. Assuring client success through thorough planning and research. Passionate about baseball, Brad can be found most weekends at Eastdale Little League coaching his two sons or helping on the Board of Directors as the VP of Major Baseball. He also loves to golf, fly fish and hang out with his wife of 10 years along with family and friends. Grateful to be on this sales team in Albuquerque.
Josh graduated from UNM in 2016 with a degree in Strategic Communication. He worked in marketing at Christina Kent Early Childhood Center specializing in social media and communication before joining the KOB team. Along with assisting the sales team, he also manages the KOB Advertising website. On the weekends, Josh enjoys spending time with friends and family, his dog, Brownie and spending time outdoors.
Kelly graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2012 with degrees in Advertising and Media Art, she joined the KOB team shortly after. After working in a couple different departments while at KOB, she is happy to call Sales, home. Kelly assists the sales staff and management with daily tasks and does a lot “behind the scenes” to make sure everything flows seamlessly.
While not working, Kelly likes to spend time with family and friends, also being outdoors with her fiancé and 3 rescue dogs.