Sinclair Promotes David Gibber to Chief Legal Officer

By Kevin Eck 

David Gibber has been promoted to executive vice president and chief legal officer for Sinclair.

Gibber has been the company’s svp and general counsel since 2019.

He joined Sinclair in 2011 and has held several leadership roles including vp and deputy general counsel, deputy general counsel and director of Legal Services, and legal counsel. Gibber also serves on the board of directors of various charitable and community organizations.


In this new role, Gibber will continue to oversee the legal, regulatory, distribution, and network affiliate functions for the entire company, as well as serve as part of the executive leadership.

“David has a deep understanding of Sinclair’s business objectives and the legal and governance intricacies that accompany them, and he has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic insight,” said Chris Ripley, president and CEO. “His promotion reflects our commitment to fostering talent from within and underscores the invaluable role of legal and strategic expertise in driving our organization forward and positioning us for continued success in the ever-evolving media landscape.”