Sinclair Broadcast Group And iHeartMedia Join Forces For UNCF An Evening Of Stars®
Contacts: Rebecca Hanson, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., (703) 236-9236
Kevin Wong, iHeartMedia, (212) 549-0969
Ashlei Stevens, UNCF, (202) 810-0226
SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP AND IHEARTMEDIA JOIN FORCES FOR UNCF AN EVENING OF STARS®
WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY (May 27, 2015)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and iHeartMedia (Nasdaq: IHRT) announced today their joint media support for the UNCF (United Negro College Fund)) through its annual televised show, UNCF An Evening of Stars®, a celebrity-packed evening of entertainment that raises money and awareness for minority higher education. Sinclair will air the show in all of its 78 television markets, reaching almost 40% of the country, beginning on June 6th*. In addition, in each of Sinclair’s news markets where there is a historically black college or university (HBCU), Sinclair will produce a news feature on that school leading up to the show. iHeartMedia will begin promoting Sinclair’s broadcast of the UNCF television show on 156 of its radio stations in Sinclair’s markets starting the week of June 1st.
Read more…UNCF Sinclair iHeart Joint Press Release