Sinclair Names Glen Callanan General Manager Of KGAN-TV In Cedar Rapids, Iowa
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Dec. 2, 2013
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sinclair Broadcast Group,
Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Glen Callanan has been named General
Manager of KGAN-TV (CBS 2) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and will also oversee sales
and other non-programming related services of KFXA-TV (FOX) in Cedar Rapids
pursuant to an Outsourcing Agreement. The announcement was made by Steve
Marks, Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "We are excited to have Glen join
the team in Cedar Rapids. We believe that his previous sales management,
digital interactive sales experience and over 30 years of broadcast experience
will be a valuable contribution to these stations."
"I am excited to be leading the team at KGAN and KFXA," commented Mr.
Callanan. "I hope to work with the station employees to make our stations,
news product and digital presence more relevant and important to the Cedar
Mr. Callanan has over 30 years of sales and management experience. For the
last 5 years, Mr. Callanan has been the Director of Interactive Sales/Retail
Sales at WGN-TV in Chicago, IL and prior to that and from 2003 he was the
General Sales Manager for KPLR-TV (CW) in St. Louis, MO. From 1999 to 2003,
he was the National Sales Manager at WGN-TV . Prior to that, he held various
other positions including National Sales Manager for WOFL-TV (FOX) in Orlando,
FL, Manager and Account Executive at TeleRep and Account Executive at various
other stations in St. Louis. Mr. Callanan graduated with a Bachelor of
Journalism in Broadcasting and Bachelor of Science in Political Science from
the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
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 Marks, COO, (813) 886-9882
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