IRVING, TX (Nov. 11, 2021) – The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and KSNF-TV, the Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving the Joplin, Missouri, area and parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas, announced today the Foundation will donate $10,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ottawa County, Oklahoma.
The Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa County seeks to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Membership is open to all youth between the ages of 6 and 18, and the clubs provide a safe and positive environment, supportive relationships, recognition, a variety of opportunities to grow and develop, and a fun environment in which do engage with others. KSNF-TV has a long-established relationship with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ottawa County, serving as one of the organization’s media partners, sponsoring some of the organization’s fundraisers and providing them with news coverage when appropriate. Many of the station’s staff help by volunteering their time and effort to mentor young boys and girls.
“Today, youth in Ottawa County need their Boys & Girls Club more than ever,” said Mackenzie Garst, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa County. “As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on children, the support of the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation enables us to serve more kids with deeper impact.”
Commenting on the donation, John Hoffman, Vice President and General Manager of KSNF-TV said, “The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ottawa County are extremely important to the continued well-being and growth of youngsters in need of friendship, support, and mentoring. The organization does a wonderful job providing these kinds of opportunities in the community. Fund raising and volunteering have been challenged over the last two years, so we are very pleased to be able to help. Giving back to the communities served by Nexstar across the country is core to the company’s mission, and we are proud that the Nexstar Media Foundation will make this donation in recognition of the deep relationship between KSNF-TV, its employees, and the clubs.”
The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation’s mission is to contribute to and work with public charities and non-profit organizations to improve the communities in which Nexstar Media and its subsidiaries do business. The foundation was originally established in 1958 and it makes donations of approximately $350,000 annually.
About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Media Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 199 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 120 local websites and 284 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates NewsNation, formerly WGN America, a national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television homes, multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.
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