Category: It’s Sinclair

$$$$$$ IN THEIR EYES

We’re being told that there is ten BILLION dollars in political advertising being waved around out there, and that explains a great deal why you’re seeing a flurry of local newscast expansions around the ...

NO MORE POLITICAL COMMENTARY

The Hollywood Reporter reports  the Sinclair Broadcast Group will stop producing the must-run political commentary segments that have attracted the company a lot of criticism since former Trump White House staffer Boris Epshteyn began hosting ...

OVERDUE?

Rick Gevers reported over the weekend that Mike Tomko is leaving Sinclair flagship WBFF in Baltimore at the end of the year for a job outside of television. He’s been the ND there since ...

SINCLAIR STUMBLES

Just a few months ago, Sinclair Broadcast Group was riding high at $60 a share. These days, the price is hovering in the $35 range and the folks at Hunt Valley, while not hitting ...

UNDER THE BUS

It is evidently 22 years and “don’t let the door hit ya” for Pat Baldwin, gm of Sinclair’s KTUL in Tulsa, OK. This popped up on LinkedIn overnight: So here’s your chance to “Make ...

YOU STAY CLASSY SINCLAIR

Viewers of last  night’s third Democratic debate in the Washington, DC area were treated to a lovely picture postcard courtesy of something called “New Faces GOP”. The video, which you can see below, aired ...

ON THE MOVE

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has brought on an executive with sports marketing experience as the company inches closer to completing its purchase of 21 Fox regional sports networks. Cathy Jamison joins Sinclair as vice president ...

BACK IN THE KEYSTONE STATE

Jason Wildenstein is the newly-named general manager of Sinclair’s WJAC up the road from us in Johnstown, PA. It’s a return to the Keystone State for Wildenstein who has work experiences at three Pennsylvania ...

DEM TRIO ZERO IN ON SINCLAIR

Sinclair’s well-earned reputation precedes it, and invites scrutiny at every turn. A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging a thorough examination of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to ...

MIA IN SPRINGFIELD

Thou shalt not criticize thy corporation’s stupid edicts. This eleventh commandment was apparently broken by WICS meteorologist Joe Crain, who called out the “Code Red” weather warning system, instituted company-wide by the Hunt Valley, ...

A SINCLAIR SHUFFLE

Another inter-company promotion sends Jay Mishkin to Sinclair owned WGME in Portland, ME as news director. He’s been the morning EP for Sinclair’s WJLA  in Washington for the past two years, after almost 20 years in ...

SINCLAIR’S BANK PROBLEM

Maybe Sinclair Broadcast Group execs feel pretty good about their successful winning of the bidding war for 21 Fox Sports regional networks. Certainly their shareholders are seeing visions of untold dividends, since Sinclair stock ...

ERASING THE EVIDENCE

Sinclair and Dish held separate shredding parties in the past week, tying up some of the last loose ends in Sinclair’s aborted bid to snap up Tribune – which soon will be absorbed into ...

MAKE IT MT. TRUMPMORE?

It’s been suggested, even demanded, before. Add another face to Mt. Rushmore. Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt should be joined by….? Richard Nixon? Ronald Reagan? Barack Obama? And now, Sinclair’s must-run and never-heeded ...

NEWS FROM THE DARK SIDE…

Mark Ginther is joining Sinclair Broadcasting as Director of News and Operations. He will oversee the day to day content and also help the company’s investigative teams. He’ll be based at Sinclair headquarters in Baltimore. ...