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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

(Public)  
Broadcasting - Radio - TV
2,500 - 5,000 employees  |  
Overview
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs, or provides sales services to 162 television stations in 77 markets, after pending transactions. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 38.7% of all U.S. television households. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.


Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams

make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents, and determination separate us from our competitors. We also believe people can achieve their full potential when they enjoy their work, so it is a priority to provide a workplace where growth, success, and fun go hand in hand.


We are quite simply, the employer of choice in the broadcast industry. We believe our employees have the knowledge, the dedication, and the ingenuity to lead us to newer heights, to break through the barriers to success, and to continue to build upon our already celebrated tradition. Become a part of our family today.
Benefits
To be the best, you have to attract the best people who are willing to work hard and produce phenomenal results. To support our efforts, our benefit plan is a significant part of our employee's total compensation package. SBG appreciates that in order to retain and recruit the best employees, we need to remain competitive. We hire highly motivated employees with a strong work ethic, a belief that nothing is impossible and a desire to be an exciting part of the future. SBG values it's employees and offers an outstanding and comprehensive benefit package that affords employees the opportunity to design a comprehensive benefit package that best suits their needs. Health Care:Full time employees who have completed a 90-day introductory period are eligible to sign up for the company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans. Deductions are made on a pre-tax basis. Sinclair shares the health and dental insurance premium costs with its employees. Health Insurance: Our PPO plan provides employees with choices. Employees are not tied down to particular doctors but can decide whether they want to use providers inside or outside of a network. At Sinclair, employees can choose the level of health coverage that best fits their needs as well as the needs of their family. Our PPO plan offers three different options that provide varying levels of coverage and cost. Prescription drug benefits follow the particular level of health coverage the employee selects. In certain markets where a PPO network is not available, Sinclair offers a HMO Plan to its employees. Dental Insurance: Sinclair offers three levels of dental coverage, all of which provide for preventative and restorative services. The highest level of dental coverage includes orthodontia for dependent children under 19 years of age. With our dental insurance program, employees are free to choose whichever dental provider they wish to go to. Vision Insurance: Vision care is an important part of your overall health care. The Sinclair Vision Plan provides coverage for routine eye exams, eyeglasses, and contact lenses. Employees can elect coverage for themselves and their spouse and children. CareWise 24-hour Nurse Phone-line: All employees who have elected to participate in a company sponsored health insurance plan are covered under the CareWise 24-hour Nurse Phone-line and Health Care Information Service. CareWise offers the information and support you need to make the best possible and most appropriate healthcare decisions for you and your family. As a CareWise member, you and your immediate family can dial our toll-free number at any time, day or night, and talk one-on-one with an experienced registered nurse who can help you understand your medical problem, evaluate self-care possibilities and plan questions for your doctor. CareWise nurses can also research options for care, coach you on questions for your physician, or just offer moral support when you need to talk about a health concern. Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts are offered to all full time employees who have completed the 90 day introductory period. These plans offer employees the opportunity to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay expenses not covered by the medical plan or for certain dependent care expenses. Contributions are limited to $3,600 for health care expenses and $5,000 for dependent-care expenses. Life and Disability:All Sinclair Life and Disability Benefits are available to full-time employees who successfully complete the 90-day introductory period. Coverage under Short and Long Term Disability Plans and the Company Life Plan are 100% COMPANY PAID. Long Term and Short Term Disability: The Short-Term Disability policy commences on the 7th consecutive day of a disability and lasts for 12 weeks. The policy pays the employee 60% of their salary on a weekly basis. If an employee continues on disability past 12 weeks, they are eligible for Long Term Disability. This benefit pays the employee 66 2/3% of their annual salary with a maximum of $15,000 per month. Employees who return to work on a part-time basis may be able to can continue to receive partial Long Term Disability benefits Company Paid Life/AD&D Insurance: This policy is in place for employees only. This policy offers 1 1/2 times the employees annual salary to a maximum of $200,000. Supplemental Life Insurance: Though we feel that we offer excellent Company-paid life insurance benefits, we understand that some employees would like more. For this reason, we have made available additional life insurance that can be purchased for an employee, their spouse and dependents. Retirement and Savings: 401(k) Retirement Plan: Employees are eligible to join the Plan after successful completion of the 90 day Introductory Period. In order to be eligible for the discretionary Company Match you must first complete one year of service with the Company. You are eligible for the discretionary Company Match in subsequent years if you work as least 1000 hours in that year and are employed on the last day of the year. Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Available to employees after 1 year of service and is available to both Full and Part Time employees. Company stock can be purchased at a discounted rate through post-tax payroll deductions. The price of the stock is calculated by comparing the stock price at the beginning and end of the quarter. The lower of the two prices is then discounted by 15% and the stock is purchased for enrolled employees at the rate. Other benefits: Education Reimbursement: At Sinclair, we recognize and encourage our employees to extend their knowledge through formal education. All full-time employees with one year of continuous service are eligible to apply for reimbursement for courses directly related to their job or the broadcast industry. Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave: Sinclair offers a time off for vacation, holiday, personal, and sick time to new employees, after the completion of six months continuous service. Vacation time is earned according to an employee's date of hire and is an accrued benefit. For those few locations where employees may be represented by a union, those employees may or may not be eligible to participate in these benefits.
Career Opportunities
SBG Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.15

News Release

Contact: Lucy Rutishauser, VP Corporate Finance & Treasurer
(410) 568-1592

SINCLAIR DECLARES QUARTERLY COMMON STOCK DIVIDEND OF $0.15 PER SHARE

BALTIMORE (March 15, 2007) - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:
SBGI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash
dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's Class A and Class B common
stock. The dividends are payable on April 13, 2007, to the holders of
record at the close of business on March 30, 2007. The common stock will
trade ex-dividend on March 28, 2007.



Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most
diversified television broadcasting companies, owns and operates,
programs or provides sales services to 58 television stations in 36
markets. Sinclair's television group is affiliated with all major
networks and reaches approximately 22% of all U.S. television households.
For more information, please visit Sinclair's website at www.sbgi.net.
Contact
Corporate Headquarters
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
410-568-1500 (Main Telephone)
410-568-1533 (Main Fax)
Diversity
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!