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(Media Village) Nexstar’s Perry Sook on the Future of News, TV Station Business, NFL and NewsNation

“In the latest of my series of Legends & Leaders interviews with media industry leaders, Nexstar CEO Perry Sook shares context on the decision to convert WGN America to NewsNation, including details on how 198 Nexstar TV stations and 5,500 journalists feed, support and promote the fledgling news network.” Watch the video on MediaVillage.com.

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(TVN Tech One-On-One) Laying The Foundation For NewsNation At Nexstar

“Blake Russell, EVP of stations operations and content development for Nexstar, has spent the past pandemic year building out a new newsroom, studios and infrastructure for NewsNation. Along the way, he’s been eliminating holdover technology from the company’s Tribune acquisition and built a novel, enterprise-level content sharing tool. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck […]

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(TVNewsCheck) Inaugural Guests Set For NewsNation’s ‘Banfield’

“NewsNation, Nexstar’s cable network reaching 75 million television households, today announced a line-up of celebrity guests for the first week of its flagship news and talk show, Banfield, including Academy Award-winning filmmaker Aaron Sorkin and actors Bryan Cranston and Robin Wright. Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, Banfield begins airing on NewsNation, formerly known as […]

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(B+C) B+C Names 2021 Tech Leadership Awards Recipients

“Broadcasting + Cable has named the recipients of the 2021 Technology Leadership Awards. The awards, which B+C started in 1999, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to how TV, digital and streaming media companies use technology. The 2021 Tech Leadership Awards winners are: Greig Frazier, director of photography/producer; William Hayes, director of engineering and […]

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(Dallas Morning News) COVID-19 pandemic concerns force Texas Gov. Greg Abbott into a televised State of the State speech

“The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Gov. Greg Abbott to shed the trappings of a high-profile event and deliver this session’s State of the State speech next week on live TV, from a small business in the greater Austin area.” Click here to continue reading via The Dallas Morning News.

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