Delbert R. Parks
EVP and CTO, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Delbert R. Parks, III is the Executive Vice President / Chief Technology Officer of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Del has been serving Sinclair since 1972 and has held various operations and engineering positions with Sinclair over the last 46 years, moving up through the ranks since he began in the engineering department of Sinclair’s flagship station, WBFF-TV in Baltimore. In addition, he is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, who has held various commands during his 26-year reserve career. In his current executive position at Sinclair’s Corporate Headquarters, Del is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing operational and engineering policies and strategies as they relate to television operations, internet activity, information management systems, and infrastructure. He is an SMPTE Fellow, as well as a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and has been active in the scouting program with his sons.