Brian Jones became Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer for Nexstar Broadcasting Group in January 2017. Prior to that he served as EVP & Co-Chief Operating Officer since May 2008. He Joined Nexstar Broadcasting in May 2003 as SVP & Regional Manager.
Mr. Jones came to Nexstar from CBS owned KTVT (CBS) and KTXA (IND) in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas where he was Vice-President & General Manager for seven years. Prior to that, he was Station Manager and held various Sales management positions at KTVT, Sales positions at MMT Sales Inc., KXAS (NBC) Dallas-Fort Worth and News positions at KLBK (CBS) Lubbock, Texas and KXAN (NBC) Austin, Texas. Altogether, he has 38 years of experience in the television industry.
Mr. Jones served as the Chairman of the FOX Affiliates Association Board of Governors and also served as Chairman of the Texas Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors. He is a member of the FOX Affiliates Association Board of Governors and the National Association of Broadcasters Small Market Advisory Committee as well as the Southern Methodist University School of Journalism Advisory Committee. Jones also served as a board member of the CBS Affiliates Association.
Mr. Jones is a graduate of the University of Texas. He has been married to Lauren for the past 31 years and has three sons, Austin, Trent, and Brock.