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Nexstar’s Q4 Net Revenue Drops 12.3%

The total of $1.3 billion was attributed to a 14% rise in distribution revenue that couldn't offset lower political, core and digital revenue.

Jim Doty Named GM Of Sinclair’s Tri-Cities Duo

The broadcast executive is tapped by Sinclair to lead its WCYB (NBC/CW) and WEMT (Fox) in the Tri-Cities region of Tennessee and Virginia, which includes Bristol, Va./Johnson City-Kingsport, Tenn.

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In nearly four hours of arguments Monday, several justices questioned aspects of laws adopted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas in 2021. But they seemed wary of a broad ruling, with Justice Amy Coney Barrett warning of "land mines" she and her colleagues need to avoid in resolving the two cases.

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Sinclair Stations Come Together For Souper Bowl To Tackle Hunger

More than a dozen Sinclair-owned TV stations across the country participated in this year’s 34th Souper Bowl of Caring, collecting food and money to donate to local charities fighting food and nutrition insecurity.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a senior director of sports. Other existing jobs include openings for Sinclair’s corporate engineering team, Hearst’s national consumer unit, Lockwood’s station in Augusta, Nexstar’s Houston station, Hearst’s Louisville station and a SVP at Nexstar’s corporate office.

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New Sports Streamer Dials Up Anxieties For Local Broadcasters

Top station group executives see deeper fragmentation and more strain on the network-affiliate relationship as upshots of a new joint venture sports streaming service announced earlier this month by Fox Corp., Warner Bros. Discovery and Disney. This story is available to TVNewsCheck Plus subscribers only. Become a subscriber here.

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