It promotes the stations’ general sales manager to oversee WCYB, which also provides services to WEMT.
Sinclair Broadcast Group has promoted Steven Flint to general manager of its NBC and CW affiliate WCYB Tri-Cities, Tennessee/Virginia (DMA 99). He will also be responsible for the oversight of Sinclair’s provision of services to WEMT (Fox).
In making the announcement, Steve Marks, EVP-COO of Sinclair’s television group, said: “We are pleased to promote Steve to general manager and are confident that his 20 years of broadcast television sales experience will serve him well in his new leadership role. Steve is well prepared to work with the team to make an impact on the community, our viewers, advertisers and the station.”
Flint has been the general sales manager at WCYB and WEMT since 2016. Prior to that, he held various roles in broadcast television sales management at various other television stations since 2000, including in Greenville, N.C.; Greensboro, N.C.; Savannah, Ga.; New Bern, N.C.; and Raleigh, N.C.