Dana Zimmer

President, Distribution


Dana Zimmer was appointed President, Distribution in October 2021. Ms. Zimmer joined Nexstar in September 2019 as Executive Vice President, Chief Distribution and Strategy Officer in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Tribune Media Company. She oversees all distribution for the Company’s broadcast and television content portfolio to the cable, satellite, telco and digital media industries and network content deals with third-party partners, including CBS, Fox, NBC and ABC.

Prior to joining Nexstar, Ms. Zimmer was President of Distribution and Marketing for Tribune Media Company from 2013 to 2019 where she served a similar role. She was a former Executive Vice President of TV Networks Distribution for NBCUniversal from 2011 to 2013. Ms. Zimmer also served as Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales and Marketing for Comcast Networks from 2005 through January 2011. Prior to joining Comcast, Ms. Zimmer played an integral role on the launch teams that spearheaded successful distribution efforts of YES Network and SportsNet New York. Ms. Zimmer also worked in affiliate sales for Fox Cable Networks and Discovery Communications.

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