Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) today announced that it has named Chris Cook as vice president and general manager of its broadcasting and digital operations in Lafayette, Louisiana (“DMA #122”), including KLFY-TV (“CBS”) and klfy.com and their related digital and social media channels. According to the update, Cook will begin his duties immediately and report to Mike Vaughn, senior vice president and regional manager for the broadcasting division of Nexstar Media Inc. “Chris is an excellent choice to lead Nexstar’s Lafayette media businesses,” Vaughn said in the news release. “He’s intimately familiar with the market and understands well the expectations of its viewers, advertisers and marketers. He’s thoughtful, innovative and dedicated to delivering outstanding local content and service to the greater Lafayette area. His long track record of success, broad experience and ability to deliver exceptional ratings and sales results through unique local partnerships and superior customer service will serve him and the team at KLFY-TV well. I am looking forward to working with Chris as he assumes his new duties and expect much success in the future.”
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About Nexstar Media Group Inc.
Nexstar Media Group 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 FCCs UHF discount). The divisions 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 network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% stake in TV Food Network, a top-tier cable asset. For more information, visit www.Nexstar.tv.
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