| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Media General is acquiring LIN Media for $1.6 billion in stock and cash, the companies said Friday.
The combination of Media General and LIN will create a local broadcasting giant that will own and operate 74 television stations in 46 mostly midsized...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is one of several large broadcasters that could be forced to sell television stations or other assets or rethink future acquisitions under new media ownership rules the Federal Communications Commission is set to consider...
| Feb 16, 2014
The deal to buy 1st Mariner Bank started with an irresistible offer — to two men who had nothing to do with the company.
Howard Feinglass, a Baltimore native running a New York investment firm, saw potential in the struggling bank headquartered...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares.
"We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Aereo's streak of legal victories over the broadcasting industry has come to an end.
The startup company, which sends broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet, will have to shut down its operations in Utah and Colorado thanks to a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. capped a year of strong broadcast revenue growth and station acquisitions with a 33 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales but a drop in profit as the Hunt Valley company paid off debt.
The broadcaster reported income of $2....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
"Yes, I'm going to Sinclair,"...
| May 4, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group reported Wednesday that profit jumped 33 percent in the first quarter, thanks to double-digit gains in spending by automotive advertisers and revenue generated by the 2011 Super Bowl.
Net income in the broadcast group rose to...
| May 23, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has acquired wrestling franchise Ring of Honor and plans to start airing the original television wrestling match programs on its network of stations in September, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Monday.
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday.
Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Verizon and Sinclair Broadcast Group have reached an agreement, according to Bill Fanshawe, general manager of Baltimore's WBFF and WNUV television stations. WBFF is owned and WNUV is managed by the Hunt Valley based broadcaster.
"We have settled,"...