NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl Will Reach More Than 88 Million Households On American Sports Network

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Contact: Bill Lutzen, Vice-President of ASN

NOVA® HOME LOANS ARIZONA BOWL WILL REACH MORE THAN 88 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS ON AMERICAN SPORTS NETWORK

West Palm Beach, FL (December 23, 2015) – The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl, featuring the Mountain West Conference’s Colorado State University and University of Nevada, Reno will be available nationwide in approximately 88 million homes, according to Bill Lutzen, Vice President for American Sports Network (ASN).  Through ASN, a division of Sinclair Networks Group, which is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the December 29th game is the only football bowl contest this season syndicated to broadcast and cable outlets.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Mary Margaret Nelms Named General Manager of the Year

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Contact:  Steve Pruett, COO

                (410) 568-1500

SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP’S MARY MARGARET NELMS NAMED GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Charleston, SC (December 21, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (“Sinclair” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SBGI) is excited to announce that Mary Margaret Nelms, General Manager of WCIV–TV (ABC) in Charleston, South Carolina, has been named the “2015 General Manager of the Year” in markets 51+ by Broadcasting and Cable Magazine.  The annual “General Manager of the Year” award acknowledges and honors local station executives who have “demonstrated exemplary innovation, leadership and flawless execution.”

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Jay Martin Joins Dielectric As Vice President Of Sales

Contact:  Andy Whiteside, President, Dielectric

                410-568-1500

JAY MARTIN JOINS DIELECTRIC AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Raymond, Maine (December 21, 2015) – Jay Martin, one of the television and radio broadcast industries’ most respected experts in RF systems design and implementation, is returning to his roots as Dielectric’s Vice President of Sales.

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Sinclair Promotes Gregory Gilleland To General Manager Of Ring Of Honor Wrestling

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Contact:  Joseph Koff, COO of Ring of Honor Wrestling

               (410) 568-1500

SINCLAIR PROMOTES GREGORY GILLELAND TO GENERAL MANAGER OF RING OF HONOR WRESTLING

    Baltimore, MD (December 21, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Gregory Gilleland has been promoted to General Manager of Ring of Honor Wrestling (“ROH”).  The announcement was made by Joseph Koff, Chief Operating Officer of ROH and Vice President of Training and Development for Sinclair.

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Press Statement on JSA Grandfathering

For Immediate Release

December 18, 2015
Washington, DC

Contact:    Rebecca Hanson

202-256-2116

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.”

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Sinclair’s “Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson” Defeats The Cable Competition In First Official Ratings Since Launch

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SINCLAIR’S “FULL MEASURE WITH SHARYL ATTKISSON” DEFEATS THE CABLE COMPETITION IN FIRST OFFICIAL RATINGS SINCE LAUNCH

RATINGS PEAKED SUNDAY (NOV 29) WITH 307,100 VIEWERS[1]

BALTIMORE, MD (December 17, 2015) — Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) proudly reports stellar ratings for the early launch stages of its Sunday morning national news show, “Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson.” Ratings confirm the news series besting its cable rivals by an impressive margin. The critically acclaimed program is growing steadily and hit its highest numbers ever on November 29, 2015 with 307,100 household impressions. The announcement was made by Scott Livingston, Vice President of News for Sinclair’s television group.

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[1] Ratings pulled from 27 Nielsen markets. Live + same day.

 

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Sinclair Promotes Tom Burke to Station Manager Of WUCW-TV In Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

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Contact: Steve Marks, COO

               (813) 886-9882

SINCLAIR PROMOTES TOM BURKE TO STATION MANAGER OF WUCW-TV IN MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (December 8, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Mr. Tom Burke has been promoted to Station Manager of WUCW-TV (CW) in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair’s television group.

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Sinclair Launches “Circa”; Hires John Solomon As Chief Creative Officer

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Contact: Rob Weisbord, VP / COO Sinclair’s Digital Group

(702) 952-4603

SINCLAIR LAUNCHES “CIRCA”
HIRES JOHN SOLOMON AS CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

Baltimore, MD (December 7, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the “Company”) announces the launch of “Circa,” an independent digital news site aimed at the new generation, and the hiring of John Solomon as Chief Creative Officer. Mr. Solomon, who most recently served as Vice President for Content and Business Development for The Washington Times, is a recognized talent who started his career at the age of 20 as a reporter for The Associated Press and two years later became the wire service’s youngest news editor. Mr. Solomon, respected as an original thinker and serious investigative journalist, is known to produce balanced reports with reader appeal.

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The First Demonstration Of Broadcast’s “Next Gen” UHD With High Dynamic Range Content (HDR) Exhibited In Las Vegas To South Korean Broadcast Delegation

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For Immediate Release

THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION OF BROADCAST’S “NEXT GEN” UHD WITH HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE CONTENT (HDR) EXHIBITED IN LAS VEGAS TO SOUTH KOREAN BROADCAST DELEGATION
Live Transmission Previews Next Month’s Advanced TV Demonstrations Planned for CES 2016


LAS VEGAS – December 3, 2015 – With the ATSC standard for next-generation broadcast television nearing completion, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today invited a delegation of 11 South Korean broadcast industry experts to witness the first end-to-end transmission of UHD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Scalable High Efficiency Video (SHVC) encoded content using the proposed ATSC 3.0 transmission standard. The broadcast originated from Sinclair’s facility on Black Mountain near Las Vegas using a prototype Teamcast modulator and was received 15 miles away by prototype receiver technology developed by Technicolor and Sinclair’s subsidiary ONE Media.

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Sinclair Promotes Linda Guerrero Deicla To General Manager In Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, TX

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Contact: Steve Pruett, COO

               (410) 568-1500
 
SINCLAIR PROMOTES LINDA GUERRERO DEICLA TO GENERAL MANAGER IN HARLINGEN-WESLACO-BROWNSVILLE-MCALLEN, TX

  Harlingen, TX (November 16, 2015) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Linda Guerrero Deicla has been promoted to General Manager of KGBT-TV (CBS) in the Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas market. The announcement was made by Steve Pruett, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair’s television group.

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