Mike Palmer

Sinclair, AVP, Advanced Technology/Media Management

Mike Palmer is AVP, Advanced Technology/Media Management for Sinclair Broadcast, which includes more than 200 distribution channels and media properties.  Palmer joined Sinclair’s Advanced Technology group in 2021 after spending 23 years leading design of commercial products and technology for a number of broadcast and media vendors.

At Sinclair, Palmer and his team are challenged with building transformational cloud-centric systems for media processing and management used across the breadth of the Sinclair enterprise.

Palmer holds a BS in Broadcasting/Journalism from the University of Southern Colorado. Prior to working in the broadcast vendor space, Palmer worked in local station operations and news, as well as pioneering SNG and DBS businesses.

Palmer’s work has been recognized by a Technical Emmy, Broadcast & Cable’s Technology Leadership Award, AP’s Oliver Gramling award, and numerous product awards. He is also an active member of SMPTE, The National Press Club and the NATAS/Emmy Tech Award Committee.

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