Susan Tully was named Senior Vice President of Local Content Development in August of 2019. Ms. Tully oversees the corporate content development team and is responsible for managing the development and execution of the Company’s strategic local content and viewer engagement initiatives across its broadcast and digital operations. She is also responsible for advancing the Company’s multi-platform approach for its local news programming and content, as well as initiatives focused on brand development, social media engagement, ratings leadership and excellence in viewer and client experience and service.
Prior to Nexstar, Ms. Tully was with the NBC Owned Television Stations for 28 years. Most recently she was President & General Manager of WVIT-TV (NBC) and WRDM-TV (Telemundo) in Hartford, CT. During her time in Hartford, the Investigative Team was honored to receive the prestigious duPont-Columbia Award for “Crumbling Foundations.” Prior to that, she served as VP & News Director at KXAS-TV in Dallas, TX where she led the team in an intense weather and breaking news market. She played a critical role in construction of the stations new broadcast facility, built a national award-winning Investigative Team, and developed innovative content strategies around hyper-local journalism to cover one of the nations largest geographic DMA’s. Earlier in her career at NBC she was the Assistant News Director at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and Managing Editor of KNSD-TV in San Diego. Prior to NBC she worked in newsrooms in Austin, Corpus Christi and Victoria, Texas.
Ms. Tully is a graduate of Sam Houston State University. She recently served on the Connecticut Broadcasters Association Board of Directors, as well as holding board positions with the Boys and Girls Club of Hartford, the United Way and the American Red Cross of Connecticut. She and her husband Kevin have one son, Conor.