Don Roberts is currently the Senior Vice President of Sports Engineering and Production Systems for the Sinclair Broadcast Group in Hunt Valley Maryland. He is responsible for the implementation of the company’s strategic technical plan that deploys an IP infrastructure and allows for future growth in sports technology, operations and production for all of the company’s sports properties which include 20 regional sports networks, Marquee Sports Network and Tennis Channel.
Previously he was responsible for the planning, development and deployment of the company’s master control and production control initiatives as well as future News technology upgrades and workflows.
Don began his career with UA Columbia Cablevision of Westchester, and has held technical positions with USA Networks, multiple post production facilities as well as engineering management positions at Viacom and Sinclair television stations.
Throughout his 20+ year career at Sinclair, Roberts has held various engineering positions including Senior Director of Television Systems, Regional Engineering Manager and director of engineering and Operations at WUHF.
He is a member of SBE, SMPTE and sits on various manufacturers advisory boards.