SBG To Close on Allbritton Stations August 1, 2014

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Contact: Chris Ripley,
CFO Lucy Rutishauser, SVP Corporate Finance & Treasurer
(410) 568-1500

SINCLAIR TO CLOSE ON ALLBRITTON STATIONS AUGUST 1, 2014

BALTIMORE (July 25, 2014) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (“Company”) announced today that the FCC and the Department of Justice have approved the Company’s acquisition of the Allbritton television stations. The Company intends to close the transaction on August 1, 2014. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, north of Baltimore, Maryland, and has other executive offices in Tampa, Florida, Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington. Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies, having affiliations with all of the major networks. For more information, please visit Sinclair’s website at www.sbgi.net.

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