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Alumnus Named General Manager of Sinclair Broadcast Group in Birmingham

Belmont alumnus Mike Murphy has been named General Manager of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.’s WBMA (ABC), WABM (MyNet) and WTTO (CW) television stations in the Birmingham, Alabama market.  He will also be responsible for the oversight of WDBB (CW) which is a simulcast operated by Sinclair under a local marketing agreement. Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from Belmont. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies with affiliations with all the major networks.  Sinclair’s television group will reach approximately 38.2% of U.S. television households after pending transactions.