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Nexstar Inc. To Host Statewide Live Telecast of Texas Governor’s 2021 “State of the State” Address and a Democratic Response on February 1st at 7 PM

16 Nexstar Stations Serving Texas to Bring Governor Greg Abbott’s Address To More Than 21 Million Viewers Across the State IRVING, TX (January 25, 2021) – Nexstar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), announced today that its television stations across the state of Texas will carry a multi-market live […]

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Nexstar Media’s Cable Network, WGN America, to Rebrand as NewsNation and Expand News Programming to Five Hours on Weeknights Beginning March 1

WGN America, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s wholly-owned cable network reaching 75 million U.S. television households, will rebrand as NewsNation and expand its news programming to five hours on weeknights beginning March 1, with the launch of two new shows: “NewsNation Early Edition” and “The Donlon Report.”

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Nexstar Media Group and Feeding America® Announce Partnership Valued at $2 Million to Combat Hunger and Food Insecurity

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and Feeding America® announce a comprehensive multi-year partnership to fight hunger and food insecurity across the United States. Nexstar has committed to donating $2 million in television air-time and financial support to the organization over the next three years..

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Nexstar Media’s Cable Network, WGN America, Names Jonathan Killian Vice President, Creative Marketing and Brand Communications

Seasoned Marketing Executive Joins Network to Lead Creative and Brand Strategy CHICAGO, IL and IRVING, TX (January 19, 2021) – WGN America, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s wholly-owned cable network currently reaching 75 million U.S. television households, today announced that Jonathan Killian will join the network as Vice President, Creative Marketing and Brand Communications. Mr. Killian […]

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Nexstar’s Cable Network, WGN America, Reaches Carriage Agreement with Vidgo

Recent Agreements with Streaming Providers Add 8.5 Million New Subscribers to WGN America’s Reach Vidgo To Launch Cable Network January 15 IRVING, TX (Jan. 14, 2021) – Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) announced today that its wholly-owned cable network, WGN America, has reached a multi-year comprehensive agreement with Vidgo, and will be carried by […]

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Nexstar Media Group to Report 2020 Fourth Quarter Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on February 23

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. will report its 2020 fourth quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The Company will host a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. ET that morning to review the results.

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Award-Winning Journalist Ashleigh Banfield to Join Nexstar Media Group’s Cable Network, WGN America

WGN America, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s, wholly-owned cable network currently reaching 75 million U.S. television households, announced that award-winning veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield will join the network as host of the new news and talk show “Banfield.” 

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Nexstar Media Group and DISH Network Reach Multi-Year Distribution Agreement

Nexstar’s 164 Local TV Stations and Cable Network, WGN America, Restored to Satellite Carrier’s Program Line-up WGN America Will Launch on DISH’s Streaming Service, Sling TV, in Early 2021 IRVING, TX (Dec. 25, 2020) – Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”), today announced that it has reached a comprehensive multi-year distribution agreement with DISH […]

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