Sinclair Names Allison Aldridge General Manager Of WACH-TV In Columbia, South
BALTIMORE, Dec. 2, 2013
BALTIMORE, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Allison Aldridge has been named General Manager
of WACH-TV (FOX 48) in Columbia, South Carolina. The announcement was made by
Steve Pruett, Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's
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In making the announcement, Mr. Pruett said, "We are pleased to have Allison
re-join Sinclair. She is not only a native of Columbia, SC, but also worked
at WACH earlier in her broadcasting career. We look forward to building upon
her knowledge of the market, her relationship with viewers and local
businesses, and her sales background."
"I am thrilled to return to FOX 57 as General Manager," commented Allison
Aldridge. "The team at WACH is dedicated, hard-working and talented. I am
excited about the direction our station is headed and the resources available
to it under Sinclair's ownership."
Ms. Aldridge most recently and from 2013 assisted Sinclair with newly acquired
station operations. From 2008 to 2010, she was General Manager of Sinclair's
station, WMMP (MNT), in Charleston, South Carolina, where she also had
oversight for WTAT (FOX). From 2001 to 2007, she served in various sales
capacities at the same stations, including General Sales Manager, Local Sales
Manager, National Sales Manager and Account Executive. Prior to that and from
1999, Ms. Aldridge was an Account Executive for WACH in Columbia, SC. Ms.
Aldridge has a Bachelor or Arts degree in speech and communications from
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the largest and one of the most diversified
television broadcasting companies, owns and operates, programs or provides
sales services to 164 television stations in 77 markets, pro forma for pending
transactions. Sinclair's television group is affiliated with all major
networks and will reach approximately 38.7% of all U.S. television households.
For more information, please visit Sinclair's website at www.sbgi.net.
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Contact: Steve Pruett, COO, (410) 568-1500
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