Press Statement on JSA Grandfathering


For Immediate Release

December 18, 2015
Washington, DC

Contact:    Rebecca Hanson


In response to the extension of joint sales agreements as part of Congress’ 2016 omnibus funding package, the following statement can be attributed to Rebecca Hanson, SVP of Strategy and Policy for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

“We want to thank Congress for standing up for local broadcast television across the country.  Allowing joint sales agreements to continue ensures the financial viability of many diverse, local TV stations in our communities and restores fairness and certainty to the regulatory process.”