FLINT, Mich., July 23, 2020/ PRNewswire/– Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Jennifer Rieffer has been promoted to Vice President/General Manager for WSMH (FOX) in Flint, Michigan reliable August 3, 2020. Ms. Rieffer will also supervise Sinclair's arrangement of services to WEYI (NBC) and WBSF (CW) under joint sales arrangements. Ms. Rieffer is currently Vice President/General Manager of WDKY (FOX) in Lexington, KY. The statement was made by Rob Weisbord, President of Broadcast and Chief Advertising Revenue Officer.
In making the announcement, Mr. Weisbord stated, “We are lucky Jennifer has been a part of the Sinclair household for 25 years and counting. While we understand Lexington will definitely miss her, we are excited about the opportunities she can develop for us in Flint, Michigan.”
“Sinclair has actually provided me the opportunity to advance my career time and time again throughout the last 25 years,” commented Ms. Rieffer. “I am delighted and energized for my most recent chapter in Flint. I eagerly anticipate dealing with the group, continuing the history of success they have actually attained in the market.” Ms. Rieffer started her career at WDKY-TV Lexington in 1995 as a traffic assistant. She subsequently held functions including 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.
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