Adam Ware is the Vice President and General Manager of Growth Networks and STIRR for Sinclair Broadcast Group. In this role, he is responsible for the operations of many of the company’s newest initiatives in the digital broadcast and OTT sectors including the national TV networks Comet TV, CHARGE! and TBD as well as STIRR, the company’s local FAST TV service.
Additionally, Mr. Ware manages Tennis Channel’s direct to consumer businesses which included the 2014 launch of Tennis Channel Plus,
making the network the first to launch a subscription DTC service in the US.
Prior to joining the company in 2014, Mr. Ware held senior management positions and was responsible for the launch and operations of broadcast and cable TV networks. He was acting CEO for CJ E&M’s K-Pop cable TV network Mnet for three years, COO at Viacom’s United Paramount Network (UPN)for three years, EVP at Interactive Corp’s USA Networks and the Home
Shopping Network for four years and was SVP of Distribution at the FOX Broadcasting Company for six years growing the network from three to seven nights of prime time - as well as launching FOX Kids Network, NFL on FOX and the MLB on FOX.
Mr. Ware began his broadcasting career in advertising sales with Petry Television in 1987. A native of New York City, he attended Vassar College and the University of California Los Angeles.