Former WIBW-TV Sales Manager Receives Special Honor

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A former Sales Manager at WIBW-TV received special recognition Tuesday night.

Vince Frye was honored by the Sales and Marketing Executives of Topeka as the group's Executive of the Year.

Frye graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Kansas and began his career at what's now KSNT, before working at WIBW-TV for 24 years.

He currently serves as the President and CEO of Downtown Topeka Inc.; a position he's held since 2012.

"To be on that list is an honor. I've been coming to these banquets for probably 30 of those 40-some years, and I've seen and met many of these people on the list and they're an outstanding group of people and this is a night that I'll remember for a long time," said Frye.

To this day, Frye serves on numerous boards including GO Topeka, Visit Topeka and Sunflower State Games.