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Nexstar to Buy KASW in Phoenix for $68 Million - Posted October 23, 2014
Nexstar Broadcasting says it's buying Phoenix CW affiliate KASW from Meredith Corporation and SagamoreHill of Phoenix for $68 million plus working capital. Nexstar Broadcasting Group president and CEO, Perry S... [TVSpy]

'We're Basically the Newspaper of Record,' Nexstar CEO Talks About Local TV - Posted October 22, 2014
Nexstar CEO, chairman and president Perry Sook was one of 12 industry leaders to be inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Monday night at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. MediabistroTV caught up with Sook to ask about ... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Sells Evansville Station for $18.6 Million - Posted August 5, 2014
Nexstar has announced it is selling Evansville CBS affiliate WEVV for $18.6 million to minority led broadcaster Bayou City Broadcasting Evansville, Inc. "The proposed transaction announced today highlights our focus on completing pending transactions and represents the second time in... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Buys Digital Publishing Platform for $20 Million - Posted March 13, 2014
Nexstar has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the assets of Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. for $20 million. In its press release about the acquisition, Nexstar calls IB, "A pioneer of innovative technology and services for the broadcast media industry." "We envision our clients transforming their bro... [TVSpy]

TWC and American Cable Association Ask FCC to Stop Mission's Binghamton Station Buy - Posted November 22, 2013
Time Warner Cable and the American Cable Association are asking the FCC to deny Mission Broadcasting's purchase of two Stainless Broadcasting stations in the Binghamton, NY, market. In the petition, the two point out the deal, ... [TVSpy]

Former GM of WNBC Named Nexstar's EVP of Digital Media and Chief Revenue Officer - Posted November 1, 2013
Nexstar has named Tom O'Brien to the newly created position of executive vice president of digital media and chief revenue officer. According to Nexstar, O'Brien will "oversee Nexstar's digital media content, product, service and sales teams, along wi... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Still Looking for Stations to Buy - Posted June 20, 2013
Reuters recently spoke with Perry Sook, founder and chief executive of Nexstar, about the future plans of the station group. ... [TVSpy]

Two at Local Station Groups Named 'People to Watch' in 2013 - Posted January 18, 2013
TVNewsCheck is reporting the Media Financial Management Association has named its five "People to Watch" for 2013 with two of the five, NBC... [TVSpy]

Q3 Earnings: Nexstar Revenue Increases 20% - Posted November 6, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting reported net revenue of $90 million in the third quarter of 2012, a +20.2% increase from the year-ago quarter's net revenue of $74.8 million. Nexstar's core local and national revenue increased +7.4%. Political ad revenue increased +488% to $10.2 million in Q3, and retransmiss... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Acquires Stations in California, Vermont - Posted November 5, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting has entered into definitive agreements to acquire three California stations from Newport Television and two Vermont stations from Smith Media, LLC. Nexstar will pay Newport $35.4 million for KGPE, the CBS affiliate... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Renews CBS Affiliation Agreements - Posted September 10, 2012
Nexstar has renewed affiliation agreements with CBS for eight of its stations, the company announced today. The long-term extensions are at KLBK in Lubbock, TX, KLS... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Broadcasting Boasts Record Second Quarter - Posted August 7, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting is celebrating record financial results for the second quarter. The company, which owns, operates, and/or services 55 stations in 32 markets, today ... [TVSpy]

Is Content Sharing Good or Bad for Local Stations? - Posted May 29, 2012
The New York Times' Brian Stelter examines content sharing as a "survival strategy" for local stations, noting the increase of shared-s... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Reports Record Revenue - Posted May 8, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting today reported a 19.6% rise in first quarter r... [TVSpy]

With Q4 Revenue Down 11%, Nexstar Emphasizes Growth in Core Advertising - Posted March 8, 2012
Reporting financial results for the fourth quarter, as well as the full year, of 2011, Nexstar Broadcasting emphasized growth in core advertising. Nexstar, which owns, operates, programs or provides services to 55 stations in 32 markets, today re... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Makes Millions Off Sinclair's Acquisition of Four Points Stations - Posted January 4, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting is getting millions from Sinclair Broadcast Group's recent acquisition of the stations of Four Points Media. This week Sinclair ... []

Nexstar Makes Millions Off Sinclair's Acquisition of Four Points Stations - Posted January 4, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting is getting millions from Sinclair Broadcast Group's recent acquisition of the stations of Four Points Media. This week Sinclair ... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Announces Record Third Quarter - Posted November 8, 2011
Nexstar reported a 2.3% increase in third quarter revenue today, boast... [TVSpy]

Fox Continues to Cut Nexstar Affiliations - Posted June 21, 2011
A little over a month after losing the Fox affiliation of its station in Evansville, Nexstar is cutting ties with Fox at KSFX ... [TVSpy]

Tom Brokaw, Trudie Styler, Joan Rivers & Happy Birthday, Jon Meacham! - Posted May 18, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE If you were wondering why the streets of midtown seemed a bit quiet today it was because everyone -- well, almost everyone -- was at Michael's today. I could barely keep up as the A-listers filed in one after another (Tom Brokaw... [AllTwitter]

Nexstar Broadcasting Boasts Record First Quarter - Posted May 11, 2011
Nexstar Broadcasting announced today that it brought in a record amount of dough during the first quarter, ... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Plans to Launch Local News at Recently Acquired WJMN - Posted April 8, 2011
When its recent deal for two affiliated stations in Green Bay and Marquette, MI closes, Nexstar Broadcasting plans to launch local news for the Marquette area. ... [TVSpy]

David Smith, President and CEO of Mission Broadcasting, Dies of Massive Heart Attack - Posted March 30, 2011
David Smith, president and CEO of Mission Broadcasting, passed away over the weekend. Smith founded Mission Broadcasting in 1998 and the company currently owns 16 stations--based mostly in smaller markets in Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Texas--which are operated by Nexstar Broadcasting... [TVSpy]

Deseret News President and CEO Clark Gilbert Urges Old-Media Holdouts to Reconsider - Posted September 29, 2010
Deseret News president and CEO Clark Gilbert urged holdouts in the media industry to embrace the digital age wh... [WebNewser -]