MADISON, Wis., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Larry Forsgren has been named General Manager of WMSN-TV (FOX 47) in Madison, Wisconsin. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "We are excited to promote Larry to General Manager of the station. We believe that his strong sales and television management experience will be valuable to the station."
"I am excited to be leading the team at WMSN FOX 47," commented Larry Forsgren. "With the assistance of a great staff, we expect to provide the viewers and advertisers in Madison an even more rewarding viewing experience with our popular local news, sports and entertainment programming."
Mr. Forsgren has over 10 years of sales and management experience. For the last year, Mr. Forsgren has been the General Sales Manager at WMSN and prior to that and from 2006 he was the General Manager for KNDO/KNDU in Yakima/Tri-Cities, WA. From 2001 to 2006, he was the Local Sales Manager at KETV in Omaha, NE. Mr. Forsgren graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Distributive Education from the University of Nebraska.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies, owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 140 television stations in 72 markets, pro forma for pending transactions. Sinclair's television group is affiliated with all major networks and reaches approximately 34.8% of all U.S. television households. For more information, please visit Sinclair's website at www.sbgi.net.
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.