Sinclair Re-Elects Board, Ratifies And Approves Other Proposals
BALTIMORE, June 6, 2013
BALTIMORE, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that its shareholders re-elected its eight
Directors at the Company's Annual Shareholders' meeting held today. The
re-elected Directors are: Mr. David D. Smith, Chairman of the Board, CEO and
President of Sinclair; Mr. Frederick G. Smith, Vice President of Sinclair; Mr.
J. Duncan Smith, Vice President and Secretary of Sinclair; Mr. Robert E.
Smith, Director; Mr. Basil A. Thomas, Director; Mr. Lawrence E. McCanna,
Director; Mr. Daniel C. Keith, Founder and President of the Cavanaugh Group,
Inc.; and Mr. Martin R. Leader, Director.
The shareholders also ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
as its independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2013 and approved the 2013 Executive Incentive Plan. A
tabulation of the votes on these matters will be included in a Current Report
on Form 8-K to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
On a pro forma basis assuming consummation of all previously announced
acquisitions, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the largest and one of the most
diversified television broadcasting companies, will own and operate, program
or provide sales services to 140 television stations in 72 markets.
Sinclair's television group will reach approximately 34.8% of U.S. television
households and will be affiliated with all major networks. Sinclair's
television portfolio will include 32 FOX, 20 MNT, 23 CW, 19 ABC, 25 CBS, 14
NBC, 5 Univision, one Azteca and one independent station. Sinclair owns
equity interests in various non-broadcast related companies. The Company
regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be
accessed at www.sbgi.net.
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Contact: David Amy, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, or Lucy Rutishauser, VP
Corporate Finance & Treasurer, (410) 568-1500
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