“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.
“The technology behind the distribution of television has evolved with time, from the antenna to cable to satellite, and most recently to streaming.” Continue reading on CNBC.com.
“Nexstar said that starting Tuesday (March 9) it will begin highlighting the finalists of its Nexstar Woman of the Year contest.” Click here to continue reading via Broadcasting & Cable.
“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 […]
“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 […]
“‘Extra’s’ Jenn Lahmers spoke with Ashleigh Banfield as she promoted her show ‘Banfield.’” Click here to watch the video via Extra.
“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 […]
“On Jan. 19, Jonathan Killian was announced as the new VP for creative marketing and brand communications for WGN America, Nexstar’s cable network out of Chicago.” Click here to continue reading via TVNewsCheck.
“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.
“A recent arrival to primetime cable news is rebranding and expanding to create a larger presence in a field that includes CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC.” Click here to continue reading via USA TODAY.