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2014-08-21 12:27:09

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that J.C. Lowe, who was Sinclair's General Manager in Birmingham, will become the General Manager of WEAR (ABC) and WFGX (MyNet) in Pensacola, FL. Mike Murphy will be the General Manager of WBMA (ABC), WABM (MyNet) and WTTO (CW) in the Birmingham, AL market. Mr. Murphy will also be responsible for the oversight of WDBB (CW), which is a simulcast operated by Sinclair under a local...

2014-08-21 08:26:47

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it has launched Sinclair Original Programming ("SOP"), a division of the Company involved in the creation and development of original content. SOP's focus will be on entertainment content and business-to-consumer content such as infomercials and direct response commercials. Initially, shows will be developed for the Company's MyNets and CWs and...

2014-08-21 08:25:49

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that James Killen has been named Group Manager and will be responsible for the oversight of Tulsa OK, Little Rock AR, Roanoke/Lynchburg VA and others markets to be determined. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "James is a veteran of the broadcast space with large market and "big...

2014-08-20 12:24:41

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of one television station in Providence, RI owned by Media General, Inc. ("Media General"), two television stations in Green Bay, WI owned by LIN Media, LLC ("LIN") and one television station in Savannah, GA owned by WTGS Television, LLC and operated by LIN through a shared...

2014-08-19 12:21:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest-growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, announced Victor Ishakian joined SBG as vice president of business development and chief technology officer. Bringing more than 25 years of business development, technical execution, and leadership experience to SBG, Ishakian will be responsible for driving business growth and leading technical...

2014-08-19 08:26:55

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Dan Mellon will be the General Manager of WJLA (ABC) and local cable news network, NewsChannel 8 ("NC8"), in the Washington D.C. market. The Company also announced that Tony D'Angelo has been promoted to General Manager of WSYX (ABC) in the Columbus, Ohio market. Mr. D'Angelo will also be responsible for the oversight of WTTE (FOX), which is programmed by Sinclair under a local...

2014-08-18 16:24:11

BALTIMORE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Mike Kralec has been named to the newly-created position of Vice President of Data Systems and Information Technology Services. The announcement was made by Del Parks, Senior Vice President of Operations & Engineering at Sinclair. Mr. Kralec will report to Del Parks and will be responsible for the Company's overall information technology tiers including services, operations and...

2014-08-08 12:21:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of his service to our nation as a Veteran and the multiple contributions of SBG Technology Solutions, Inc. to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the White House invited Carlos Del Toro, President and CEO of SBG, to attend the signing of H.R. 3230, a VA bill to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs and help increase access and quality of care for Veterans. Del Toro, a former Naval Officer and White House Fellow, attended the...

2014-08-06 08:27:16

BALTIMORE, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that its Board of Directors has increased and declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per share on the Company's Class A and Class B common stock. This is a 10% increase to the previous $0.15 quarterly dividend per share. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014, to the holders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., is the largest...

2014-08-04 12:36:45

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Rick Lipps has been named General Manager of WICS (ABC) in the Springfield/Decatur, Illinois market. Mr. Lipps will also oversee sales and other non-programming related services of WRSP (FOX) and WBUI (CW) in the same market pursuant to joint sales and shared services agreements. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television...


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