Executive Vice President
U.S. Syndication Sales
Philip Martzolf serves as executive vice president, U.S. syndication sales, Sony Pictures Television (SPT). In this position, Martzolf leads all first-run and off-net syndicated programming sales as well as current feature film sales and titles from SPT's vast library. He manages the U.S. syndication teams in the four regional offices located in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Atlanta.
Martzolf has served as senior vice president, northern region for SPT since 2007, where he managed the day to day operations of the SPT’s New York and Chicago offices.
Beginning in 2000, Martzolf served as senior vice president for Studios USA, later Vivendi Universal Entertainment and finally NBC Universal Television, and was responsible for domestic syndication sales. These duties included sales and marketing of first-run and off-network syndicated programs, library properties and several movie packages. Prior to Studios USA, Martzolf was vice president, midwest sales for MCA Television in Chicago and before that division manager, northeast for MCA in New York. He began his career in New York as an account executive for Worldvision Entertainment.
Martzolf currently serves on the board of Television Bureau of Advertising and formerly was a board member for the New York State Broadcasters Association.
He graduated from Ithaca College with a BA in Communications, Television & Radio