Press Statement For Immediate Release
Contact: Scott Livingston, VP of News September 29, 2015
Sinclair Supports Development of ReportaPro App for Journalists
Baltimore, MD – In support of a press release issued today by the International Women’s Media Foundation (“IWMF”), announcing the release of Reporta, a free mobile security app for journalists, the following statement can be attributed to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) Vice President for News, Scott Livingston:
“We are excited about the release of the Reporta app for journalists. It should go a long way to protect the personal safety of reporters in the field abroad, but also here at home in the U.S., where the safety of field reporters has become a topic of increasing concern. We are proud to be partnering with ABC News to support IWMF’s development of ReportaPro, a platform which will enable media organizations to use Reporta on a scalable basis. We look forward to its future launch.”
The IWMF press release may be found here: http://www.iwmf.org/our-impact/reporta
About Sinclair Broadcast Group: Sinclair is the largest producer of local news in the country, producing over 2,100 hours per week of original, community oriented content. Sinclair is the largest and one of the most diversified station groups in the country, including affiliates of ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and Univision. It owns and operates, programs, or provides sales services to 164 stations in 79 television markets, broadcasting 384 channels. For more information, please visit www.sbgi.net.