Steve Wodlinger Named General Manager of Vail Resorts' TV8 and TV17

12 April 2011
VAIL, Colo. – April 12, 2011 – Vail Resorts announced today that Steve Wodlinger has been named general manager of TV8 and TV17, effective Thursday, April 14. Wodlinger will oversee all television operations for the two Vail Valley stations, providing both local and destination guest viewers with highest quality resort programming and advertisers with a valuable outlet to market their businesses. Wodlinger will report directly to Chris Jarnot, senior vice president and chief operating officer for Vail Mountain.

“Steve has a long, successful track record of generating revenue by developing value for clients through media sales,” said Jarnot. “I’m confident that he will continue that track record with TV8 and TV17 and bring his ingenuity to the development of new programming concepts and the enhancement of existing concepts.”

A Vail Valley local since the mid-90s, Wodlinger has more than 30 years experience in the media industry, most recently as CEO of NRC Broadcasting, which includes 12 radio stations that serve the resort communities in Colorado, of Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Vail, and Aspen. Prior to his move to the Vail Valley, Wodlinger held various positions in sales, management and ownership with broadcast companies across the country including Clear Channel Communications in Naples/Ft. Meyers, Fl. He is a graduate of the University of Denver.

“I am looking forward to focusing on growing a well known Vail Resorts brand in the community where I live, and am fortunate to be joining a tremendous team of professionals at TV 8 and TV 17."

TV8 and TV17 are available from East Vail to Edwards through Comcast and parts of Wolcott, Cordillera, Eagle and Eagle Ranch through CenturyLink. For more information about TV8 and TV17, visit  

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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