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Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NXST)

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Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

545 East John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
United States

Sector(s)Communication Services
Full Time Employees11,086

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Perry A. SookFounder, Chairman & CEO5.26MN/A1958
Mr. Thomas E. CarterPres, COO & CFO1.5M5.47M1958
Ms. Dana ZimmerExec. VP and Chief Distribution & Strategy Officer1.44MN/A1970
Mr. Brett E. JenkinsExec. VP & CTON/AN/A1970
Ms. Elizabeth Ryder J.D.Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1965
Mr. Gary WeitmanExec. VP & Chief Communications OfficerN/AN/A1957
Ms. Terri Lynn BushSr. VP of HR & Associate CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Blake RussellExec. VP of Station Operations & Content Devel.N/AN/A1971
Ms. Julie PruettSr. VP & Regional Mang. of BroadcastingN/AN/A1962
Mr. William SallyExec. VP of Sales - Nexstar Media Inc.N/AN/A1958
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Nexstar Media Group, Inc., a television broadcasting and digital media company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and operation of television stations and interactive community websites and digital media services in the United States. The company offers free programming to television viewing audiences. As of December 31, 2020, it provided sales, programming, and other services through various local service agreements to 37 power television stations owned by independent third parties; and owned, operated, programmed, or provided sales and other services to 198 television stations. The company also offers video and display advertising platforms that are delivered locally or nationally through its own and various third party websites and mobile applications, as well as owns WGN America, a national general entertainment cable network. Its stations are affiliates of ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, MyNetworkTV, and other broadcast television networks. The company was formerly known as Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. and changed its name to Nexstar Media Group, Inc. in January 2017. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 1, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.