Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair is a telecommunications company that owns and operates a network of television and radio broadcasting stations. Read more

Christopher S. Ripley's photo - President & CEO of Sinclair Broadcast Group

President & CEO

Christopher S. Ripley

CEO Approval Rating

57/100

Founded:

1986

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQSBGI

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Nexstar Media Group is Sinclair Broadcast Group's #1 competitor. Nexstar Media Group is a Public company that was founded in 1996 in Irving, Texas. Nexstar Media Group is in the Broadcasting industry. Compared to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Nexstar Media Group has 2,686 more employees.

Media General Inc is seen as one of Sinclair Broadcast Group's biggest rivals. Media General Inc was founded in Richmond, Virginia} in 1850. Media General Inc competes in the Publishing field. Compared to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Media General Inc generates $4.4B less revenue.

Fox is one of Sinclair Broadcast Group's top competitors. Fox is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, and was founded in 1986. Fox is in the Broadcasting field. Fox generates 102% the revenue of Sinclair Broadcast Group.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$5.8B

Sinclair Broadcast Group's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 6.5B. Over the last four quarters, Sinclair Broadcast Group's revenue has grown by 17.8%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.5B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q2 2020, Sinclair Broadcast Group's revenue was $1.3B.

Sinclair Broadcast Group Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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WDCO-CD

Oct 2020

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undisclosed
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WIAV-CD

Oct 2020

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undisclosed
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Fox Sports North

May 2019

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undisclosed
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SportsTime Ohio

May 2019

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undisclosed
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Fox Sports Florida

May 2019

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Sinclair Broadcast Group has acquired. Sinclair Broadcast Group has acquired 30 companies and its latest acquisition was WDCO-CD in Oct 2020.

Sinclair Broadcast Group Funding History

No recent funding data found related to Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group Investments

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GreenPark Sports is a gaming studio that develops and publishes online web and mobile video games.
$14M
Dec 01, 2020
Series A
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ZypMedia is a programmatic media-buying platform that offers campaign management solutions for advertisers.
$5.6M
Oct 29, 2018
Series C
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Sapphire Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm that invests in the Information Technology sector.
$115M
Nov 23, 2017
Investment Fund
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ZypMedia is a programmatic media-buying platform that offers campaign management solutions for advertisers.
$4.4M
Jun 09, 2015
Series B
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ExtendTV engages in broadcasting online video advertisements.
$4.4M
Apr 14, 2015
Series B
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These are all the companies that Sinclair Broadcast Group has invested in. Sinclair Broadcast Group has invested 30 companies and its latest investment was WDCO-CD in Oct 2020.

Sinclair Broadcast Group News

June 11, 2021TVNewsCheck

New Sinclair RSN Ops Center Leverages ST 2110 IP Infrastructure, Cloud

Sinclair Broadcast Group has expanded its sports production and delivery capabilities with the launch... See more »
June 10, 2021NewYork Post

Sinclair raising $250M for new sports streaming service, sources say

Sinclair Broadcast Group is quietly raising money for a new service to stream Major League Baseball, ... See more »
June 9, 2021MarketScreener

to Webcast 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

(marketscreener.com) Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced today that its annual stockholders meet... See more »
June 8, 2021The Business Journals: Los Angeles Biz

L.A. media group to acquire Sinclair's Seattle radio stations

Los Angeles-based Lotus Communications announced Thursday it is acquiring Sinclair Broadcast Group's ... See more »
June 7, 2021TVNewsCheck

Sinclair Pushes Its 'Stack' Of Diginets

While many in the TV business are investing billions in subscription streaming services, big broadcas... See more »
June 2, 2021MarketScreener

Named to Fortune 500 List

(marketscreener.com) Highlighting Companies that Define American Corporate Success, This Achievement ... See more »
May 28, 2021The Business Journals: Baltimore

Longtime Sinclair executive to retire in June

As general counsel for two decades, Barry Faber helped guide Sinclair through numerous acquisitions t... See more »

Sinclair Broadcast Group Press Releases

October 1, 2020PR Newswire

Sinclair Broadcast Group Wins Cynopsis Media Awards Across Sports and Women in Media Categories

BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) ("Sinclair") is... See more »
August 24, 2020centralcharts

Sinclair Broadcast Group Partners with the Salvation Army to Raise Money for Iowans Impacted by the Devastating Derecho

Sinclair Broadcast Group Partners with the Salvation Army to Raise Money for Iowans Impacted by the D... See more »
August 10, 2020PR Newswire

Settlement of Derivative Litigation Related to Terminated Transaction with Tribune Media Company

BALTIMORE, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that... See more »
May 19, 2020StreetInsider

Sinclair Broadcast Group Wins 28 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Awards

BALTIMORE, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Â SBGI) congratulates... See more »
April 17, 2020centralcharts

Sinclair Broadcast Group And The Salvation Army Exceed Significant Fundraising Milestone For Those Affected By COVID-19

Sinclair Broadcast Group And The Salvation Army Exceed Significant Fundraising Milestone For Those Af... See more »
February 11, 2020PR Newswire

Sinclair Hires Allyson Meyers As Vice President/General Manager Of KTUL In Tulsa, Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced t... See more »

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Headquarters

10706 Beaver Dam Road

Hunt Valley, Maryland21030

410-568-1500

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Summary

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Overview

Sinclair is a telecommunications company that owns and operates a network of television and radio broadcasting stations. Sinclair Broadcast Group was founded in 1986. Sinclair Broadcast Group's headquarters is located in Hunt Valley, Maryland, USA 210...

CEO

Sinclair Broadcast Group's President & CEO, Christopher S. Ripley, currently has an approval rating of 57%. Sinclair Broadcast Group's primary competitors are Nexstar Media Group, Media General Inc & Fox.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Sinclair Broadcast Group

  1. When was Sinclair Broadcast Group founded?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group was founded in 1986
  2. Who is Sinclair Broadcast Group's CEO?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's CEO is Christopher S. Ripley
  3. How much revenue does Sinclair Broadcast Group generate?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group generates $5.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Sinclair Broadcast Group have?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Sinclair Broadcast Group's headquarters?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's headquarters is in Hunt Valley Maryland, USA
  2. How many employees does Sinclair Broadcast Group have?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has 8,400 employees
  3. Who are Sinclair Broadcast Group's competitors?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's top competitors are Nexstar Media Group, Media General Inc, Fox
  4. Who has Sinclair Broadcast Group invested in?

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's has invested in companies such as GreenPark Sports, ZypMedia, Sapphire Ventures