Full Name
Mar.k0 Aitken
Job Title
Sinclair/ONE Media

Mark Aitken joined Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1999 and is Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology having responsibility for development and deployment of NextGen technologies such as ATSC 3.0 and 5G. Mr. Aitken joined Sinclair having 25 years of industry experience with CCA Electronics and COMARK. 

Mr. Aitken serves as President of ONE Media, Sinclair’s Innovation subsidiary, and is a board member for Saankhya Labs (Indian based chip designer and SDR leader). He additionally serves as a Board member for the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) the Advanced Television Broadcast Alliance (ATBA).

He is a recipient of several prestigious industry awards including the 2008 “Broadcasting and Cable Technology Leadership Award”, 2013 recipient of the ATSC "Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award", 2018 awardee of “Future's Industry Innovator Award”, the NAB “2018 Television Engineering Achievement Award”, the 2019 ATBA Award for “Perseverance and Endurance”, the 2020 “TVOT (TV of Tomorrow) Leadership Award” and was named a Fellow of SMPTE in 2023.

Mr. Aitken is a member of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE), the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Mar.k0 Aitken