Sinclair Broadcast Group Appoints Greg Conner Vice President/General Manager of WGXA in Macon, GA
MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today announced that Greg Conner, currently Vice President/General Manager of WACH (FOX) in Columbia, SC and WFXL (FOX) in Albany, GA, will add overseeing WGXA (FOX) in Macon, GA to his responsibilities.
Conner, who has been with Sinclair for more than 20 years, has held a number of leadership positions with the company, including General Manager of Sinclair’s operations in Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sales Manager in Las Vegas and Local Sales Manager for Asheville, NC. and Greenville, South Carolina. He started his career at Sinclair as an account executive in Asheville.
In making the announcement, Rob Weisbord, Sinclair’s COO and President of Broadcasting, said: “Over the past 21 years, Greg has been a valuable asset to Sinclair, successfully leading multiple stations, developing teams top notch and building a strong customer base and community. relationships. We are delighted that he brings these skills to Macon.
“Throughout my career, I’ve found that hard work, dedication and getting results has always led to incredible opportunities, especially with a company like Sinclair,” Conner commented. “I love having the opportunity to work with great teammates and customers and adding WGXA to my list of responsibilities will give me more opportunities to do that. I’m excited to join the WGXA team, helping to lead them in their future success.”
Conner holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Flight Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology.
About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and a leading provider of sports and local news. The Company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets, owns several national networks, including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has television stations affiliated with all major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is distributed through multiple platforms, including live multi-channel video program distributors and digital and streaming platforms NewsOn and STIRR. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of information about the Company, which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.