WJLA Names Todd Bernstein Station Manager

By Kevin Eck 

Todd Bernstein has been named station manager of Sinclair’s Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA and WJLA-24/7.

Bernstein is currently the station’s director of sales and will continue reporting to senior vice president and general manager, William Fanshawe.

“As director of sales, Todd has done an outstanding job leading the department. With over twenty-five years of broadcast, digital sales and sales management experience, he is the ideal candidate for the station manager position,” said Fanshawe. “In his elevated role, Todd will continue to oversee the sales department as well as have oversight of Government Matters and Good Morning Washington.”


Bernstein has worked at WJLA since 2005 and has held several management positions at the station, including sales manager, director of business development, national sales manager and local/political sales manager.

“I’m both humbled and honored to take on this important management position,” said Bernstein. “I feel like I’ve been preparing my entire career for this leadership role—and I’m thrilled to lead the best team in the Washington region.”