Sinclair Broadcast Group Names Todd Bernstein Station Manager of WJLA in Washington, DC
BALTIMORE – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today announced Todd Bernstein has been named Station Manager of WJLA-ABC7 and WJLA-24/7 in Washington, DC.
Bernstein, who is currently the station’s Director of Sales, will continue reporting to Senior Vice President and General Manager, William Fanshawe.
“As Director of Sales, Todd has done an outstanding job leading the department. With over twenty-five years of broadcast, digital sales and sales management experience, he is the ideal candidate for the Station Manager position. In his elevated role, Todd will continue to oversee the sales department as well as have oversight of Government Matters and Good Morning Washington,” said Fanshawe.
Bernstein joined WJLA in 2005 and has held several management positions at the station, including Sales Manager, Director of Business Development, National Sales Manager and Local/Political Sales Manager.
He began his media career as an Account Executive at Harrington, Righter & Parsons, where he was responsible for the oversight of advertising for Sinclair-owned stations. Bernstein holds a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law and a Master of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Communications.
“I’m both humbled and honored to take on this important management position. I feel like I’ve been preparing my entire career for this leadership role, and I’m thrilled to lead the best team in the Washington region,” said Bernstein.
About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets, owns multiple national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital and streaming platforms NewsOn and STIRR. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.