Sinclair Announces The Addition Of Kai Jackson To Its News Division
BALTIMORE, Dec. 20, 2013
BALTIMORE, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Kai Jackson has joined the corporate news
division as Special Correspondent. Mr. Jackson will join Sinclair on January
2, 2014. The announcement was made by Scott Livingston, Vice President of
News for Sinclair Television Group.
"We're thrilled to have Kai join our team. He's a tremendous talent who has
the ability to connect with viewers," said Mr. Livingston. "Based in
Washington D.C., Kai will cover the 'hot button' issues that impact our
viewers all across the country. This is another example of our commitment to
improving and growing our news presence in all of our markets."
"I am excited about becoming a part of the news team at Sinclair's television
group," commented Kai Jackson. "Joining this dynamic team poses a great
opportunity for me and my family. I look forward to making a contribution to
this recognized leader in broadcasting."
Mr. Jackson has been a successful anchor/reporter at WJZ-TV (CBS) in
Baltimore, Maryland for more than 20 years. He began his career at the
station in 1993 as a general assignment reporter and was quickly promoted to
co-anchor. Mr. Jackson has a Bachelor of Arts degree from South Carolina
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. produces over 1,700 hours of news per week, pro
forma for pending acquisitions, and has announced plans to launch a cable news
channel in Washington D.C.. For more information, please visit Sinclair's
website at www.sbgi.net.
SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Contact: Scott Livingston, (410) 568-1500
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