Sinclair Ups Todd Ricke To Chattanooga GM

It moves him to leadership of WTVC (ABC-Fox) and WFLI (CW) from sales director at its CBS affiliate KEYE Austin, Texas.

Sinclair Broadcast Group today named Todd Ricke general manager of ABC-Fox affiliate WTVC Chattanooga, Tenn. (DMA 83). He will also be responsible for the oversight of Sinclair’s provision of services to CW affiliate WFLI under a joint sales agreement.

Ricke succeeds Mike Costa who left the station in November 2018.

The announcement was made by Steve Marks, EVP-COO of Sinclair’s television group, who said: “Todd has been with Sinclair in Austin for almost 20 years and in sales management for the last eight. His leadership and technology background should translate into great successes in Chattanooga, especially as media and technology converge.”

Since 2012, Ricke has been the director of sales at Sinclair-owned KEYE (CBS) in Austin, Texas, where he joined Sinclair in 1999 and served as local sales manager, account executive and IT director. Ricke also served in the United States Air Force.

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