(Broadcasting & Cable) Marcus, Bernstein, Sook O’Brien to be honored Click here to read more.
(TVNewsCheck) Soledad O’Brien, Mort Marcus, Ira Bernstein and Perry Sook will be honored at the 2020 show, while Nexstar CEO Perry Sook will keynote the Station Group Summit. Click here to read more.
(Broadcasting & Cable) Nexstar Media Group said it promoted Kenny Lawrence to VP and general manager of its broadcast and digital operations in Spartanburg, S.C. Click here to read more.
(New York Times) Broadcasters bringing back “The Star-Spangled Banner” as a daily feature say they are encouraging unity, but the song can also be a dividing line. Click here to read more.
(Deadline) Nexstar, the No. 1 owner of local TV stations, is making a significant shift in its approach to negotiations with advertisers, ditching traditional ratings in favor of a “cost-per-impression” model. Click here to read more.
(Variety) The nation’s largest owner of television stations said it intends to drop the use of traditional TV ratings as the basis for advertising deals, and will instead work to tell sponsors about the number of people watching its programs in aggregate, no matter if they use a living-room screen or mobile device. Click here […]
(TVNewsCheck) One year after Hurricane Michael, the Panama City ABC affiliate is operating from a nearly $3 million renovated, state-of-the-art building. Immediately after the storm, WMBB staff broadcast from the parking lot, now they have new digital broadcast capabilities, including the newsroom above. Click here to read more.
(KTLA-TV) In 2019, Nexstar Media Group completed acquisition of Tribune Media, creating the nation’s largest local television broadcaster, and making KTLA part of the “Nexstar Nation” family. Joining Jason and Bobby in the Office is Susan Tully, Nexstar’s Senior Vice President of Local Content Development. Susan explains Nexstar’s core beliefs and their commitment to serving […]
(TVNewsCheck) Following acquisition of the Portland, Ore., CW affiliate Nexstar in increasing its 10 p.m. weekday newscast to one hour and launching a Sunday night sports highlights show, Game On! Click here to read more.
(Multichannel) Despite the number of available stations dwindling as the industry continues to consolidate, a panel of top broadcast executives at the NAB Show New York said there was still room for more deals. Click here to read more.