Sinclair Declares $0.18 Per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend

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Contact:   Lucy Rutishauser, SVP Corporate Finance & Treasurer
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SINCLAIR DECLARES $0.18 PER SHARE QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

    BALTIMORE (August 3, 2016) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share on the Company’s Class A and Class B common stock.  The dividend is payable on September 15, 2016, to the holders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2016.
  
   Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Including pending transactions, the Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 173 television stations in 81 markets, broadcasting 484 channels and having affiliations with all the major networks. Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of live sports content. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.  ###

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