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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

10706 Beaver Dam Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
United States

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryBroadcasting - TV
Full-time employees8,900

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. David D. SmithExec. Chairman1.4M4.69M1951
Mr. Christopher S. RipleyPres & CEO1.84MN/A1977
Ms. Lucy A. RutishauserSr. VP & CFO1.02MN/A1965
Mr. Barry M. FaberExec. VP of Distribution & Network Relations and Gen. CounselN/AN/A1962
Mr. David B. AmyVice ChairmanN/AN/A1953
Amounts are as of 31 December 2017, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting company in the United States. It owns or provides various programming, operating, or sales services to television stations. The company broadcasts free over-the-air programming, such as network provided programs, locally-produced news, local sporting events, programming from program service arrangements, syndicated entertainment programs, and internally originated programming to television viewing audiences in the communities through its local television stations. As of December 31, 2017, it owned, operated, and/or provided services to 191 stations in 89 markets, which broadcast 601 channels. The company also owns and operates various networks carried on distribution platforms; and Tennis Channel, a cable network that includes coverage of various tennis' top tournaments and original professional sport, and tennis lifestyle shows. In addition, it offers digital agency services; and broadcast related technical services to the broadcast industry, as well as designs and manufactures broadcast systems, including transmitters and antennas. In addition, it provides sign design and fabrication services; and invests in various real estate ventures, including developmental land, and operating commercial and multi-family residential real estate properties and apartments, as well as private equity and structured debt/mezzanine financing investment funds. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Corporate governance

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 February 2019 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.