FLINT, Mich., July 23, 2020/ PRNewswire/– Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) revealed that Jennifer Rieffer has been promoted to Vice President/General Manager for WSMH (FOX) in Flint, Michigan efficient August 3, 2020. Ms. Rieffer will likewise manage Sinclair's arrangement of services to WEYI (NBC) and WBSF (CW) under joint sales agreements. Ms. Rieffer is presently Vice President/General Manager of WDKY (FOX) in Lexington, KY. The announcement was made by Rob Weisbord, President of Broadcast and Chief Advertising Revenue Officer.
In making the announcement, Mr. Weisbord stated, “We are fortunate Jennifer has actually belonged of the Sinclair household for 25 years and counting. While we understand Lexington will undoubtedly miss her, we are delighted about the opportunities she can create for us in Flint, Michigan.”
“Sinclair has supplied me the opportunity to advance my career time and time once again over the course of the last 25 years,” commented Ms. Rieffer. “I am delighted and stimulated for my newest chapter in Flint. I eagerly anticipate dealing with the group, continuing the history of success they have actually achieved in the market.” Ms. Rieffer began her profession at WDKY-TV Lexington in 1995 as a traffic assistant. She consequently held roles consisting of Local Sales Assistant, Marketing Consultant, Sales Promotions Manager, and Sales Manager before being promoted to Vice President/General Manager in 2018. Ms. Rieffer holds a Bachelor of Science from Morehead State University.
Sinclair is a varied media business and leading service provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or runs 23 local sports network brands; owns, runs and/or provides services to 191 television stations in 89 markets; is a leading regional news company in the nation; owns multiple national networks; and has actually TELEVISION stations associated with all the significant broadcast networks. Sinclair's content is delivered via several platforms, consisting of over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company frequently utilizes its website as a key source of Company info which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.
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