The group owner promotes the news director of its WBFF Baltimore to lead news operations at its 41 news-producing stations.
Sinclair Broadcast Group has named Scott Livingston vice president of news for Sinclair Television Group.
Livingston, who most recently was news director of Sinclair’s flagship, Fox affiliate WBFF Baltimore, will lead Sinclair’s 41 stations that air local news. Livingston has been with Sinclair since it began producing news at WBFF in 1991. He began as the chief photographer until 1997 when he was promoted to assistant news director. For the last 10 years, he has been news director.
Livingston began his TV career at WBOC in his hometown of Salisbury, Md. He also worked at WLKY Louisville, Ky.; WMAR Baltimore; Group W in Washington; and Evening Magazine.
He has won many personal awards, including the 1999 National Edward R. Murrow Award. He also won the Alfred DuPont Columbia University Excellence in Journalism Award for continuing coverage of how violence affects Baltimore’s youth.