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Hunt Valley, MD (April 18, 2022) – Executives from Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and its subsidiary, ONE Media 3.0, will be participating in the 2022 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show next week in Las Vegas.

Members of the company’s leadership team are scheduled to present in panel discussions during the NAB Show, while also hosting ATSC 3.0 demonstrations. Executives include:

  • Chris Ripley, President and CEO
  • Del Parks – President of Technology
  • Mark Aitken – SVP of Advanced Technology, Sinclair Broadcast Group/President, ONE Media 3.0
  • Jerald Fritz – EVP Strategic and Legal Affairs, ONE Media 3.0
  • Mike Kralec, SVP, Chief Technology Officer
  • John Zeigler, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Skip Flenniken, VP & GM, Technology Business Development
  • So Vang, VP of Emerging Technologies, ONE Media 3.0
  • Walid Hamri, Senior Director, Media Systems
  • Matthew Goldman, Senior Director, Media Engineering & Architecture
  • Ernie Ensign, Senior Director of News Technology
  • Josh Gordon, Strategy Consultant, ONE Media 3.0

“Sinclair is a leader in the development and integration of new technologies, including ATSC 3.0, transforming the media industry. We look forward to showcasing the latest innovations and sharing the expertise of our leadership team with the NAB community, the industry’s most pioneering professionals,” said Chris Ripley, Sinclair’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Sinclair will host a press conference on Saturday, April 23 from 3-4pm in the NAB Press Briefing Room N242. Chris Ripley and Mark Aitken will discuss datacasting and the future of NextGen broadcasting, among other topics.

Additionally, the Sinclair/ONE Media leadership team will participate in the following NAB Show events:

Saturday, April 23

10:55-11:15am                 What’s New and What’s Old with ATSCDel Parks. Panel discussion in W311-W313

3:00-4:00pm                       Sinclair Broadcast Group Press Conference  Chris Ripley and Mark Aitken NAB Press Briefing Room N242

4:30–5:00pm                       Devoncroft Executive Summit: The Broadcaster C-Suite: Strategic Drivers of Technology – Mike Kralec

5:00-5:20pm                       Devoncroft Executive Summit: Executive 1:1 Keynote – Chris Ripley

Sunday, April 24

9:35-9:55am                        Interactive NextGen Broadcast TV – Mike Kralec Paper presentation in W307

10:35-11:35am                  What’s Now and What’s Next with NEXTGEN TVSkip Flenniken Panel discussion in N258-N260

12:00-1:00pm                     New Developments in HDR Transition – Press Conference NAB Press Briefing Conference Room N242

12:55-1:15pm                     A Practical Deployment of HDR Video for Over-the-Air BroadcastingMatthew Goldman in W307-W309

1:45-2:15pm                        Deployment of Advanced Emergency Alerting and Informing (AEA&I) Services – So Vang in W6428

2:35-2:55pm                        Taking Control of Content Replacement using SCTE 224 for IP, Satellite and OTT  – Walid Hamri  W311

2:40-3:20pm                        NextGen TV: Unlocking Revenue and Value for Broadcast Television–  Mark Aitken W10619

3:15-3:45pm                        Cloud Production Reality and Futures – Mike Kralec  in C5646 – Create Inspiration Zone

Monday, April 25

10:00-10:30am                  ATSC 3.0 Datacasting- Experiences and Potential of Education & Safety Deployment – Mark Aitken W6428

12:00-12:20pm                 Advanced Emergency Information Services Consumer Facing Research Josh Gordon–   W9022

3:00-3:30pm                        NextGen TV Executive Q&A/ Sip & Speak Session with Mark Aitken LNU4- Networking Lounge

3:40-4:00pm                        From Local to Live: Why TV is the Most Undervalued Marketing Channel John Zeigler  W11100

Tuesday, April 26

10:00-10:30am                  How the ATSC 3.0 Enabled Broadcast App Personalizes Services for Users & Stations – So Vang W6428

10:00-10:30am                  HDR in Today’s Market – Matthew Goldman – ATSC Presentation Zone W9022

10:55-11:15am                  Advanced News Acquisition Workflow – Ernie Ensign  Paper presentation in W307-W309

Visit  for information on credentials needed to attend the sessions.


About Sinclair Broadcast Group:


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local sports and 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 multiple national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital and streaming platforms NewsOn and STIRR. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at

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