by Sinclair Broadcast Group 2019 Sinclair Broadcast Group Diversity Scholarship application deadline April 14 2019 Sinclair Broadcast Group Diversity Scholarship Application deadline: Sunday, April 14, 2019. Eligibility Must have a tie to one of these five states: California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (must either be enrolled at a four-year undergraduate college or university in one of those states OR applicant’s permanent address must be within one of those states if the school is outside of that region). Students must come from diverse backgrounds. Must be a U.S. citizen. Current college sophomores or juniors in a four-year college or university either in or from one of the above states. While they can major in any subject, they must be pursuing careers in broadcast journalism, digital journalism or (new for 2019): marketing. Carry a minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average (or its equivalent) at the time of application. The application is available … [Read more...] about 2019 Sinclair Broadcast Group Diversity Scholarship application deadline April 14
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WILL MARK GIANGRECO STAY or will he go? That's a question that has been swirling through the back chatter of local TV news shops as the resilient sports anchor closes in on 25 years at ABC 7 later this year. Giangreco's not talking. Nor is ABC 7 management. And there is no "Chicago P.D." evidence that he's headed anywhere. But this much is known: The current contract cycle of the Jesuit-educated Buffalo native (University of Dayton, Class of '74) ends late this summer. With his golden log as a Chicago audience magnet, Giangreco doesn't come cheap. And the era of high-priced sportsmen peopling what now passes as local TV news shows has gone the way of legitimately entertaining Oscar hosts.The forever-young Giangreco, who has flashed a sardonic wit while almost always masking his eclectic intellect, has also periodically found the trouble bubbles over the years.He broke bad -- in the red electronica of some -- two years ago when he tweeted that the current POTUS left "America exposed … [Read more...] about What will the next big career move be for ABC 7’s Mark Giangreco?
Fox Sports Detroit executives said they had more than a hundred candidates from around the country vying to be the next play-by-play announcer for Detroit Tigers games on local TV, but in the end they chose the inside favorite. News leaked Monday night that longtime FSD broadcaster Matt Shepard would be tabbed to replace Mario Impemba in the key broadcast booth role, and the network confirmed the hire in a statement and conference call Tuesday morning. Additionally, the Southfield-based regional sports network confirmed that former Tigers Kirk Gibson and Jack Morris, both of whom have worked Tigers game on FSD, will replace Rod Allen in the booth as game analysts alongside Shepard. Impemba and Allen were pulled from the air last season in the wake of a physical confrontation between the men after a Sept. 4 game in Chicago, which set the stage for a revamped on-air talent lineup. The network on Tuesday confirmed that former Tiger Craig Monroe has been retained as the analyst on the pre- … [Read more...] about Fox Sports Detroit rolls out new Detroit Tigers broadcaster lineup anchored by Matt Shepard
‘JUST POSTED – “Bill Shine, Trump’s Top Communicator, Was Questioned by Federal Prosecutors,” by NYT’s Elizabeth Williamson and Emily Steel: “Mr. Shine’s appointment to the White House job has drawn criticism from some women who worked for him at Fox News, and has brought new scrutiny of his record there. In one previously undisclosed action, Mr. Shine was subpoenaed last year by a federal grand jury in New York as part of a criminal investigation into Fox News’s handling of sexual harassment complaints, according to a document viewed by The New York Times.” https://nyti.ms/2zVxafj LET’S TAKE A STEP BACK … WE HAVE HAD a lot of unconventional weeks since DONALD TRUMP took office in January 2017. But we are closing what might be one of the most humiliating weeks in Trump’s presidency -- one that left his supporters cringing and worried for the future of the country.Story Continued Below WHAT WE’VE … [Read more...] about POLITICO Playbook: What we’ve learned this week
by MICHELLE MACALUSO, Sinclair Broadcast Group Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, accompanied by FBI Director Christopher Wray, left, testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018, on Justice Department and FBI actions around the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (SBG) - There was a fiery exchange Thursday between members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the No. 2 person at the Department of Justice. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein fired back after some Republicans accused the DOJ of hiding information about his investigation into the 2016 presidential election, Russia and possible FBI misconduct. "Mr. Rosenstein, why are you keeping information from Congress?" asked Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. "Congressman, I am not keeping any information from Congress," Rosenstein replied. Rosenstein faced off with Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee, after they accused … [Read more...] about Deputy AG Rosenstein grilled on docs: ‘Why are you keeping information from Congress?’