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  • News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9

    News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9
    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...
  • Sinclair aims to provide local TV news on the go

    The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so. David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...
  • Sinclair Broadcast profit climbs on robust ad market

    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...
  • Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station

    Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station
    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...
  • Sinclair sees rising Q4 ad spend; buys 8 TV stations

    TV station owner Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc sees fourth-quarter core broadcast revenue growing on higher ad spend from Japanese auto makers and rising political ad spending, and said it bought eight television stations for $385 million. The addition of...
  • Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose

    Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose
    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....
  • Sinclair's quarterly income falls 31%, earnings miss estimates

    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...
  • Sinclair and Verizon reach deal: Subscribers will continue to get WBFF, WNUV

    Sinclair and Verizon reach deal: Subscribers will continue to get WBFF, WNUV
    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,"...
  • Sinclair buys Four Points Media TV stations for $200 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has finalized a planned purchase of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Tuesday. Sinclair financed the acquisition of Four Points' television stations with a $180 million loan plus...
  • Sinclair profit rises 7% on more auto ads

    Profits at the Sinclair Broadcast Group rose more than 7 percent in the second quarter as local auto dealers increased spending on television advertising, the Hunt Valley-based TV station owner reported Wednesday. Sinclair, which owns and operates WBFF...
  • CEOs paid more even as profits fall

    CEOs paid more even as profits fall
    Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance. That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...