Scott Livingston | Sinclair Broadcast Group

livingston-scott-sinclair-broadcast-groupHunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced that Scott Livingston has been promoted to senior vice president of news.

Livingston, has been vice president of news since 2012 and currently oversees 73 news-producing stations, the program “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson,” Circa digital news, among many town halls and “Connect to Congress.” He has been with Sinclair since it began producing news at the company’s flagship station, WBFF-TV, chanhnel 45 in Baltimore in 1991.  He began as the chief photographer until 1997 when he was promoted to assistant news director. He served as news director at the station for 10 years from 2002 until his promotion in 2012.

During his tenure as vice president of news, the number of Sinclair owned or operated stations airing local news grew from 20 newsrooms to 73 news operations and number of hours produced per week to more than 2,400. Livingston has been responsible for building a team of journalists that has earned hundreds of industry awards.

Livingston has won many personal awards in his field.  He had the honor of winning 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.  He has been recognized with 23 Capitol Region Emmy awards and he is a three-time winner of the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year. He’s also winner of the prestigious Ted Yates award. The Associated Press has twice named Livingston Photographer of the Year. Most recently, Livingston was No. 1 on The Daily Record’s Influential Marylanders in Communications list for 2018.

Livingston began his TV career at WBOC in his hometown of Salisbury. He also worked at WLKY in Louisville, Kentucky; WMAR-TV in Baltimore; Group W in Washington; and Evening Magazine.

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  1. What an absolute piece of human garbage.

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