Contact: Steve Marks, COO
SINCLAIR NAMES NOREEN O’MARA PARKER GENERAL MANAGER IN NASHVILLE, TN Nashville, TN (December 22, 2014)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Noreen O’Mara Parker has been named General Manager of WZTV (FOX) and WUXP (MyNet) in the Nashville, TN market. Ms. Parker will also oversee sales and other nonprogramming related services of WNAB (CW) pursuant to a joint sales and shared services agreement. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair’s television group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, “We are pleased to assign Noreen to our Nashville stations. She brings considerable sales, news and digital media management experience, and we are confident in her ability to expand the stations’ value proposition to the local advertisers and viewers.”
“I am excited about the opportunity to lead and work with the teams in Nashville and to continue my career with the most innovative and forward-thinking broadcast company in the business,” commented Ms. Parker. “The Nashville group has solid operations, a strong news presence and talented employees. I look forward to working with the team to take the stations to the next level of success and building on an already solid on-air and digital product while being actively involved in the Nashville community.”
Ms. Parker most recently and since 2012 served as General Manager of Sinclair’s station, WTTA (MyNet) in Tampa, FL. From 2009 to 2012, she was the Corporate Director News and Digital Media Sales for Bright House Networks. Prior to that she was the owner of Parker Marketing and Communications. During her career, Ms. Parker has served in various station sales and management positions, including as President and General Manager of WTSP (CBS) in Tampa. Ms. Parker received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing, from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh and has completed the NAB Executive Development Program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the Center for Creative Leadership Executive Leadership Program.
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