20 Dec, 2017, 08:23 ET
GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) ("Sinclair") named Allison Aldridge to General Manager of WXLV (ABC) and WMYV (MyNetworkTV) in the Greensboro/Winston Salem, North Carolina market. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, EVP & Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "We are excited to promote Allison to General Manager. She has been with Sinclair for more than 13 years, serving in multiple markets and in a variety of sales and management roles, from Account Executive working her way up to General Manager. As our current Director of Sales in Greensboro, and given her management experience, we expect a smooth continuity in leadership and operations."
"I am honored to lead a very experienced and seasoned team at WXLV and WMYV," commented Ms. Aldridge. "These legacy Sinclair stations have a long history of solid performance. My team and I are looking forward to taking WXLV and WMYV to the next level and offering local high school basketball and football games to our viewers in the triad area."
Ms. Aldridge most recently worked as Director of Sales at WXLV and WMYV since the beginning of 2016. Prior to that she served as General Manager at WACH in Columbia, SC, for more than two years, at WTGS in Savannah, GA for one year, and at WTAT and WMMP in Charleston, SC for two years. Ms. Aldridge joined Sinclair in 2004 as an Account Executive in sales at WTAT (FOX) and WMMP (MyNetworkTV) in Charleston, South Carolina. Ms. Aldridge holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech and communications from Clemson University.
Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Pro forma for the Tribune acquisition (before any related divestitures), the Company will own, operate and/or provide services to 233 television stations in 108 markets. The Company has multiple emerging networks as well as stations affiliated with all the major networks. Sinclair is a leading local news provider in the country and 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.
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
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