Delbert R. Parks, III is the executive vice president / chief technology officer of Sinclair Broadcast Group. He 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, Parks 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, Parks is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing operational and engineering policies and strategies as they relate to television operations, NextGen TV deployment, and infrastructure. He is a SMPTE Fellow, as well as a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers.
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