Sinclair Names Arthur Hasson General Manager in Harrisburg

          Sinclair Names Arthur Hasson General Manager in Harrisburg

PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 20, 2012

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Arthur Hasson has been named General Manager for
WHP-TV (CBS 21) in the Harrisburg/Lancaster/Lebanon/York, PA market. Mr.
Hasson will also be responsible for oversight of WLYH-TV (CW 15), which is
programmed by Sinclair under a time brokerage. The announcement was made by
Steve Marks, Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group.

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In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "Arthur's background in television
distribution, as well as his experience in integrating social media, offers
Sinclair a unique opportunity to utilize his talents both on a local and
company-wide level. We look forward to incorporating Arthur's creative spirit
in the stations' consumer and viewer outreach."

"I am thrilled for this opportunity to lead WHP and WLYH under the ownership
and oversight of Sinclair, an innovative and forward thinking broadcaster,"
commented Mr. Hasson. "I believe the support and resources Sinclair brings
will provide for an improved viewer experience, a stronger news presence, and
enhanced access for our advertisers to reach our audience." 

Mr. Hasson most recently and from 2006 served as Principal/President of
MultiPlatform Distribution Company, a producer and distributor of television
programming. From 2009 to 2011, he was Co-Creator and Executive Producer of
'Crowd Sourced Hero' and 'Subway® High School Heroes,' social entertainment
programs and competitions. Prior to that, Mr. Hasson was Chief Operating
Officer and Co-Founder of ClubCreate Inc., a music creation software and
services company. From 1990 through 2005, he served in various roles at NBC
Universal Television Distribution, including EVP - Cable, Canada and Ancillary
Sales; EVP – Sales and New Business; and various sales management roles. Mr.
Hasson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Experimental Psychology and a
Film/Video Production minor from Binghamton University.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified
television broadcasting companies, owns and operates, programs or provides
sales services to 84 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television
group is affiliated with all major networks and reaches approximately 27% of
all U.S. television households. For more information, please visit Sinclair's
website at

SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Contact: Steve Marks, COO, +1-813-886-9882
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