Gene Benavidez


Gene married Deena almost 25 years ago. Has lived in Idaho most of his life except five years in Las Vegas. He has three sons and eight grand children. After Gene’s kids grew up and married, he went back to college. Gene has been in sales most of his life, from radio to route sales to the auto business. Many, years of planning, marketing and sales experience while working for Philip Morris USA. Gene started his media career in radio having worked at KBAR 1230 in Burley and KNAQ in Rupert, Idaho. Gene was a pioneer in starting some of the first Spanish speaking radio shows in the state of Idaho, since 1974. In February of 2010 he joined Neuhoff Communications in media sales and marketing. Gene is passionate about thinking out of the box in planning and creating effective commercial campaigns that help his clients continue to grow their business. He enjoys reading motivational and self help material, from Stephen Covey, John Maxwell to Darren Hardy etc. Gene likes golfing, working-out, running, listening to and collecting a lot of music. He is a volunteer and Vice President of the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta Board of Directors, Served as Board Fund Raiser Chair for Magic Valley Advertising Federation, earned several Honda Council of Sales Leadership awards. Gene also earned various awards for Radio & Community volunteer services in the Magic Valley. Contact Gene by calling 208-733-1100 ext 3016

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