Courtney Williams

Chief Diversity Officer/Vice President, Human Resources


Courtney Williams was named Chief Diversity Officer for Nexstar in May 2021. She is responsible for leading the Company’s efforts to expand diversity in hiring, promotion, and retention.

Ms. Williams also serves as Vice President of Human Resources. Since September 2020,  she has been responsible for providing guidance to company management teams on all human resources matters, directing staff on all human resources functions, and optimizing the efficient delivery of corporate HR support to all Nexstar employees.

Ms. Williams joined Nexstar after serving in human resources leadership positions in various industries and at a variety of corporations such as Eaton, GE, Coca-Cola Refreshments, Gannett, and Tribune Media.  Ms. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Hampton University, a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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