PORTLAND, Maine, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) ("Sinclair") announced that Susan Walther has been promoted to General Manager of WGME (CBS) in Portland, Maine. Ms. Walther will also be responsible for the oversight of Sinclair's provision of services to WPFO (FOX) under a joint sales agreement. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, EVP & Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "Susan is no stranger to the Portland Maine Market. She has been with Sinclair in Portland for almost 20 years. Her long history in television sales and deep connection to the community make her a great leader for our stations."
"I work with the best in the business," commented Ms. Walther. "I look forward to getting more deeply involved in the local community and helping to lead our team to even greater success."
Ms. Walther has been with Sinclair Broadcast Group for 19 years, serving as General Sales Manager for the past nine. Over the past 30 years, she has held various sales and management positions in the market. Ms. Walther holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Business from the University of New Hampshire.
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