Sinclair Broadcast Group Names Rob Weisbord as New Chief Operating Officer, President of Broadcast
Rob Weisbord has been elevated to Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair Broadcast Group and President of Broadcast. As COO, Weisbord will lead operations for the company and its owned/operated television stations, 21 regional sports network brands, national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium, multicast networks and all digital and streaming platforms.
“As Sinclair continues to expand into a multi-platform content and solutions business, Rob is uniquely qualified to serve as COO,” says Ripley. “He has been instrumental in the growth and diversification of our business operations, with an impressive record of innovative thinking, bold leadership, and strategic and operational accomplishments. We are thrilled to promote Rob into this position.”
Since joining Sinclair in 1997, Weisbord has served in various executive management positions for the Company including Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair Digital Group, Vice President of New Media, Director of Digital Interactive Marketing, Regional Group Manager, and General Manager for the Company’s Las Vegas duopoly of KVMY-TV and KVCW-TV.
“Over the last 40 years, Sinclair has established itself as a leading provider of local news and sports content and I’m excited to have the opportunity to continue its evolution and advancement while building on its existing successes,” says Weisbord.
Weisbord holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tampa.