Victor Viola was appointed Senior Vice President, Distribution Finance and Strategy in Spring 2020. Mr. Viola joined Nexstar in September 2019 as Vice President, Distribution Finance and Strategy in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Tribune Media Company. He oversees all distribution finance for the Company’s broadcast and television content portfolio to the cable, satellite, telco and digital media industries and network content deals with partners, Fox, CBS, NBC, ABC and CW.
Prior to joining Nexstar, Mr. Viola was Vice President of Distribution Finance for Tribune Media Company from 2013 to 2019 where he served a similar role. He was a former Vice President of TV Networks Distribution Finance for NBCUniversal from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Viola also served as Vice President, Affiliate Finance for Comcast Networks from 2008 through January 2011. Earlier in his career, Mr. Viola served in several senior manager roles at CBS Corporation and Showtime Networks.