Darren J. Shapiro has served as Group Manager for our Portland, Maine and Lexington, Kentucky properties since November 2013. Mr. Shapiro has been in the broadcast industry for over thirty years. He started with Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1989 as a Corporate National Sales Manager and has held multiple management titles during his tenure. In addition to his Group Manager responsibilities, Mr. Shapiro oversees our company’s New Business Development efforts. He has been Director of New Business Development since 2007. Prior to that, from 2001 to 2007 he served as Vice President / Sales and from 2000 to 2001, he served as Director of Internet Sales. From 1999 to 2000 he served as New Business Development Manager and prior to that he served as General Sales Manager and Local Sales Manager for WBFF-TV, our flagship FOX affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland from 1993 to 1999. From 1989 to 1993 Mr. Shapiro served as Corporate National Sales Manager for our station group. Prior to that, he was a Senior Account Executive for Seltel, Inc. in New York City. Mr. Shapiro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Rochester.