Kristie Giompoletti-Shamoun Joins KBSI/WDKA as General Manager

Standard Media Group

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) — Kristie Giompoletti-Shamoun will join KBSI FOX23 and MyNetworkTV affiliate WDKA as General Manager effective Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Thei KBSI/WDKA duopoly serves the Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg Designated Market Area (DMA 84) from their shared studios in downtown Cape Girardeau.

“I am thrilled and honored to be a part of the KBSI/WDKA family,” said Giompoletti-Shamoun, who brings more than two decades of broadcast industry experience to the role. “I am looking forward to working with this team and a legacy of such great leadership.”

Giompoletti-Shamoun was previously Director of Sales at CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas and was Sales Manager and Director of Transactional Sales at NBC affiliate WMC in Memphis. She spent over a decade as a sales leader at WREG CBS-3 in Memphis after starting her career at WABG in Greenwood, Mississippi. Giompoletti-Shamoun is a native of Shaw, Mississippi, and a graduate of Delta State University. She is also a 2019 graduate of the Executive Program at Leadership Memphis.