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SINCLAIR TO RING THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET CLOSING BELL ON JUNE 5, 2015; CELEBRATES 20 YEARS AS A PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANY
Baltimore, MD (May 28, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that in celebration of its 20 years as a publicly-traded Company, it will ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on June 5, 2015 at 4:00pm ET. Earlier that day, the Company will host a sell-side Analyst Event from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Investors and the public are welcome in a listen-only mode via webcast accessible at www.sbgi.net.
“When I reflect back to 1971 when we operated one television station in Baltimore, it really is remarkable what we have built over the years; to have become not only the largest television broadcaster in the country with 161 television stations, but the largest producer of local news content in the country,” commented David Smith, President & CEO of Sinclair. “The television broadcast industry continues to reinvent itself despite emerging media and will continue to do so as we become multi-platformed, create new revenue streams and transition to a next generation broadcast platform. Our amazing journey has been a collective effort by past and present employees, and we thank Nasdaq for their trading support over these many years.”
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country with 161 television stations in 79 markets, and with affiliations with all the major networks. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.