John Solomon has been with Sinclair since December 2015 as the Chief Creative Officer for Circa. Prior to that he was the Editor and VP for Content and Business Development for The Washington Times since 2013. His other roles included Executive Editor for the Center for Public Integrity and Director of News for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. He is also President of the Packard Media Group LLC, since 2009. After starting in college as a sports reporter for United Press International, he worked for two decades at the AP wire service as a reporter, news editor, multimedia investigative editor and Assistant Washington Bureau Chief until joining the Washington Post in 2007 as its national investigative reporter. Mr. Solomon is the Author of DSK: The Scandal That Brought Down Dominique Strauss-Kahn, February 2012. Harper Collins, and is the recipient of many prestigious awards. Mr. Solomon graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University with a BA in Journalism.
Circa is the fastest growing mobile‐friendly, video‐driven news and entertainment portal designed for the millennial audience, delivering engaging and shareable content in cutting‐edge formats to a generation that prefers to customize their experience.
Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Including pending transactions, the Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 173 television stations in 81 markets, broadcasting 482 channels and having affiliations with all the major networks. Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of live sports content. 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.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sinclair-promotes-john-solomon-to-chief-operating-officer-of-circa-300376496.html
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.