| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...
| Oct 11, 2012
The 2012 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) decisions provide a way to measure the performance of Todd Huff, our freshman councilman for the 3rd District. When Huff ran on a platform of being in favor of both property rights and land preservation,...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will renew Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliations with 19 of its television stations in an agreement that also allows Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore.
Under the agreement with Fox, Sinclair has the option to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its profit grow 33 percent in the third quarter as political campaigns and automakers ramped up spending on advertising, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday.
The broadcaster earned $26.2 million in the three...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:41 AM
In May, I reported on Baltimore-area homes receiving mysterious robocalls voiced by WBFF anchorman Jeff Barnd asking residents a series of questions about Lyme disease, same-sex marriage and the alleged agenda of Gov. Martin O'Malley. Read that here....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million.
The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group said net income fell 31 percent in the fourth quarter, with earnings missing analysts' estimates by 4 cents per share.
The broadcasting company on Wednesday reported net income of $22.7 million, or 28 cents per...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group has named Scott Livingston the vice president of news for the Hunt Valley television company.
In his new role, Livingston will oversee Sinclair's 41 stations that air local news.
Livingston spent 10 years as the news director of...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The early news in Baltimore is going to get more competitive starting April 9 when Fox affiliate WBFF-TV introduces a newscast at 5 p.m. anchored by the station's first-string team of Jeff Barnd and Jennifer Gilbert.
The station is now running "Judge...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its second-quarter income jump 61 percent and raised its quarterly dividend as political advertising far exceeded company expectations, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Wednesday.
The company earned $30.1 million, or...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday that it was continuing to negotiate with Dish Network over a soon-to-expire agreement that allows the satellite TV provider to carry dozens of Sinclair-owned television stations.