TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps
NBCUniversal is looking for a Producer, WVIT. next job WKOW TV is looking for a News Director. next job WPIX11 is looking for a Line Producer. next job KOB - TV is looking for a Morning Executive Producer. next job Vidicom is looking for a TV News Writer. next job Bloomberg LP is looking for a Senior Producer. next job WTKR/WGNT TV is looking for a News Producer. next job KGW is looking for a News Producer. see all

Former GM of WNBC Named Nexstar’s EVP of Digital Media and Chief Revenue Officer

nexstar logoNexstar 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 with the Company’s 46 local community web portals and other existing or acquired digital media and mobile marketing businesses.”

Nexstar chairman and CEO Perry Sook said in a statement, “Tom brings outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial skills to Nexstar and I look forward to working directly with him as our new reporting structure is intended to allow us to take a more holistic approach to business and revenue development.”

O’Brien last worked as EVP & chief revenue officer for CNBC. In 2008, he was named president and general manager of WNBC in New York. Before coming to New York, he served as president  and general manager of NBC owned stations in Dallas-Ft. Worth (KXAS) and Hartford, CT (WVIT). Before working for NBC, O’Brien spent nine years with Viacom. He started his career working in production at Capital Cities, CBS Sports and ESPN.

Mediabistro Course

Public Speaking

Public SpeakingStarting August 14,  develop the public speaking skills you need to speak confidently and with authority to engage any audience! In this course, you'll learn how to captivate an audience, walk, gesture, and position your body to convey strength, interact with displays, notes, and PowerPoint presentations and more. Register now!