Our Foundation

Giving back to the communities served by Nexstar across the country


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. Originally established in 1958, the Foundation makes donations of approximately $350,000 annually.

In 2019, grants were made to:



Meet the Foundation's Board

The Foundation is run by a three-member Board of Directors. They are:

Perry A. Sook, Chairman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Tom Carter, Member
President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder, Member
EVP/General Counsel and Secretary, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Gary Weitman serves as the Nexstar Media Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer and is Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s EVP & Chief Communications Officer.  Alex Cervantes serves as the Foundation’s Chief Administrative Officer.

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