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      Address:
      Newschannel 20
      2680 East Cook Street
      Springfield, IL 62703
      Business Hours:
      8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      (Monday - Friday)
      Main Phone:
      217.753.5620
      Main Fax:
      217.753.5689
      News Tipline:
      217.753.5656
      News Director:
      217.753.5656
      General Sales:
      217.753.5624
      General Manager:
      217.753.5635
      Send all press releases to:
      news@wics.com

      ABOUT WICS

      WICS is an IL based station and a ABC Television affiliate owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 163 television stations in 77 markets, after pending transactions. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 38.7% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, Univision and Azteca affiliates.

      Community Involvement Sinclair Broadcast Group, LLC. continues to broaden its recruiting outreach by effectively establishing communication with recruiting resources in the broadcasting community, professional organizations, community based organizations and outreach through our corporate and local station job opportunities websites. Examples of the efforts made by stations in this employment unit include an ongoing internship program with regional colleges and high schools. Our department managers attend job fairs at local and regional colleges in an effort to recruit candidates with an interest in a broadcast related field. We have also had numerous local schools come to our station for tours, and our news staff has gone directly to schools to speak to them about careers in Broadcasting.

      In addition, our station participates in high school career workshops that introduce broadcasting careers to high school and middle school students.

      For additional information concerning the outreach efforts undertaken by stations in this employment unit, see the attached EEO Public File Report. Since the current EEO rules went into effect the station has experienced no notable difficulties in our outreach efforts as of the date of this application.

      STATION TOURS

      For more information on station tours please visit the Station Tours page.

      WICS Feedback

      Welcome to WICS's Feedback Section. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas concerning anything you see on-air on WICS or on newschannel20.com, this is the place to let us know.

      Simply send your feedback to one of the email addresses below.

      News Desk:
      news@wics.com
      Station Tours:
      tours@wics.com
      Community Calendar Events:
      events@wics.com
      Webmaster:
      news@wics.com

      Public/Political File

      The public file can be accessed here: WICS FCC Public FileWICD FCC Public File

      If you have any questions or are unable to access the public file, please contact one of the following for assistance.

      Teresa Des Jardins (WICS):
      217.753.5620
      Tina Whitaker (WICD):
      217.351.8500

      Closed Captioning Concerns

      Please use these contacts ONLY for Closed Captioning Issues. For all other concerns, please use the contact numbers listed above, or the emails below.

      Primary:
      WICS/WICD
      Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
      10706 Beaver Dam Road
      Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
        217.753.5689
      Secondary:
      Susan E. Domozych
      Senior Paralegal
      Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
      10706 Beaver Dam Road
      Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
        (410) 568-1537

      National Advertising

      Sinclair National provides advertisers the unique ability to reach viewers and potential customers on a single market, multiple market, and regional basis.

      Jim Joly
      Director of National Digital Sales
      Gregg Siegel
      Vice President, National Sales

      DATASPHERE

      Sinclair partners with DataSphere's sales team to sell certain mobile inventory.

      REMITTANCE ADDRESS

      Please note our remittance address has changed:

      Sinclair Broadcast Group
      C/O WICS
      P.O. Box 206270
      Dallas, TX  75320-6270

      We are going green! Starting 6/1/16, we will begin sending all invoices electronically. You must register on our new portal to receive invoices via email or to download invoices. Please click here to view the Quick Start Guide (PDF file).

      Public/Political File

      If you have any questions or are unable to access the file, please contact Tina Whitaker for assistance at 217.351.8500.

      FCC Public File Access

      Employment

      We are looking for organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job applicants or have job applicants to refer.

      If your organization would like to receive notification of job vacancies at our station, please notify:

      Attn: HR
      2680 East Cook Street
      Springfield, IL 62703

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