Sinclair Local Television News Stations and Circa Have Earned 50 Prestigious Emmy Awards in Multiple Categories
BALTIMORE, June 26, 2018 — Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) has won 50 Emmy Awards so far this year. Last weekend, WJLA (Washington, DC), WBFF (Baltimore) and Circa took home 32 Capital Emmy Awards for excellence in storytelling in breaking news, political coverage, investigative journalism, hard news, photojournalism and human interest. WBFF’s Project Baltimore and Operation Crime and Justice were among the programs recognized for excellence.
KSNV (Las Vegas) also won four total Emmy Awards, three for its breaking news coverage of the tragic mass shooting that occurred last year. WLOS (Asheville) won an Emmy for a general assignment story about a six-year-old girl who beat cancer.
“It was another great week of recognition for our news operations,” said Scott Livingston, SVP of News at Sinclair Broadcast Group. “Local news has never been more important. We consider it our honor and privilege to deliver the news every day. These awards reflect the newsrooms’ commitment to journalistic integrity, exceptional storytelling and our greater mission to alert, protect and empower our viewers.”
About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Pro forma for the Tribune acquisition and related station divestitures, the Company will own, operate and/or provide services to 215 television stations in 102 markets. Sinclair is a leading local news provider in the country and operates the greatest number of award-winning news rooms in the industry and is dedicated to impactful journalism with a local focus. The Company has multiple national networks, live local sports production, as well as stations affiliated with all the major networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.
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