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Sinclair Names Jim Doty Vice President and General Manager of WCYB and WEMT, Tri-Cities

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:00 AM | Business Wire via QuoteMedia

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Sinclair Names Jim Doty Vice President and General Manager of WCYB and WEMT, Tri-Cities

Sinclair today announced that Jim Doty has been named VP/GM of WCYB (NBC/CW) and WEMT (FOX) in the Tri-Cities region of Tennessee and Virginia.

Doty was most recently VP/GM at 23ABC in Bakersfield, CA. Prior to 23ABC, he was the General Manager at WJAC-TV, Sinclair’s station in Johnstown, PA.

In making the announcement, Rob Weisbord, Sinclair’s Chief Operating Officer and President of Local Media said, “We are thrilled Jim is returning to Sinclair to oversee the stations in the Tri-Cities. He has a proven record of successful station management, multi-media convergence selling experience and developing strong leadership teams, and we are looking forward to building on our momentum in the market.”

Doty has held several leadership positions, including General Sales Manager of KPTM and KXVO in Omaha, NE, Director of Sales at WCIA and WCFN in Champaign, Il, WPTY and WLMT in Memphis, TN, and Local Sales Manager at KTKH in Houston, TX and WTHM in Harrisburg, PA.

Commenting on his new role, Jim Doty said, “I am honored to lead the team at one of the most historic television stations in the country and excited to find all the Tri-Cities has to offer as I make it my home.”

He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Dayton. Active in the community, Doty serves as a board member of the Kern County Law Enforcement Foundation, MAAD Kern County and the Bakersfield Symphony Organization. Doty also served President of the Board for the Historic FOX Theater Foundation in Bakersfield.

About Sinclair Broadcast Group:

Sinclair Broadcast Group is a subsidiary of Sinclair, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBGI) a diversified media company and leading provider of local news and sports. The Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets affiliated with all the major broadcast networks; owns Tennis Channel and multicast networks Comet, CHARGE!, TBD. and The Nest; and owns and provides services to 21 regional sports network brands. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and the nation’s largest streaming aggregator of local news content, NewsON. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net .

Category: General

Jessica Bellucci
jbellucci-c@sbgtv.com

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