News releases from Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
31 Nexstar Media Inc. Television Stations Win 47 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Outstanding Journalism and Exceptional Locally Produced News Programming
May 06, 2021
The local news operations of Nexstar Media Inc. television stations win 47 regional Edward R. Murrow awards for outstanding journalism.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) (“Nexstar” or “the Company”) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 as summarized below:
Nexstar Media Inc. Promotes Andrew Alford to President of Broadcasting Division, Effective June 1
May 03, 2021
Nexstar Media Inc. promoted Andrew Alford to President of Broadcasting, overseeing Nexstar's 198 owned or operated stations and digital properties.
Nexstar Media Group's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.70 per share of its Class A common stock.
Nexstar Media Inc. to Launch “Rewind TV” on September 1
April 26, 2021
Nexstar Media Inc. will launch Rewind TV, a digital subchannel offering classic television sitcom hits from the 1980s and 1990s, on September 1.
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Adrienne Bankert Joins NewsNation as Anchor/Correspondent
April 19, 2021
Emmy award-winning veteran journalist Adrienne Bankert is joining Nexstar Media Group's cable network, NewsNation, as an anchor/correspondent.
Nexstar Media Group to Report 2021 First Quarter Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on May 4
March 31, 2021
Nexstar Media Group will report its 2021 first quarter financial results on May 4 and host a conference call and webcast at 9am ET that morning.
Aaron Sorkin, Bryan Cranston, and Robin Wright Headline First Week’s Guests on NewsNation’s “BANFIELD,” Premiering March 1st at 10 PM ET
February 25, 2021
Aaron Sorkin, Bryan Cranston, and Robin Wright to headline “BANFIELD” show, premiering March 1 on NewsNation, Nexstar Media’s cable news network.
Nexstar reports record fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results and initiates pro-forma 2021/2022 average annual free cash flow guidance.
Nexstar Media Group digital network delivered record growth in 2020, ranking #1 in local news and averaging 91 million unique monthly users.
Nexstar Media Group Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 25 Percent and Announces $1.0 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization
January 28, 2021
Nexstar Media Group increased its quarterly cash dividend by 25 percent and announced a new $1.0 billion share repurchase authorization.
Nexstar Media Group appoints former HBO global distribution president Bernadette Aulestia to serve on its Board of Directors.
Nexstar Media’s Cable Network, WGN America, to Rebrand as NewsNation and Expand News Programming to Five Hours on Weeknights Beginning March 1
January 25, 2021
WGN America, Nexstar's cable network, to rebrand as NewsNation and expand its weeknight news programming with two new shows beginning March 1.
Nexstar Media Group and Feeding America® Announce Partnership Valued at $2 Million to Combat Hunger and Food Insecurity Across the United States
January 21, 2021
Nexstar Media Group and Feeding America partner to fight hunger and food insecurity. Nexstar is donating $2 million in airtime and financial support.
Nexstar Media’s Cable Network, WGN America, Names Jonathan Killian Vice President, Creative Marketing and Brand Communications
January 19, 2021
Jonathan Killian, former CNN International executive, joins Nexstar’s WGN America as Vice President, Creative Marketing and Brand Communications.
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 the live...
Nexstar Media Group to Report 2020 Fourth Quarter Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on February 23
January 05, 2021
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) announced today that it will report its 2020 fourth quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The Company will host a...
Award-Winning Journalist Ashleigh Banfield to Join Nexstar Media Group’s Cable Network, WGN America
January 05, 2021
Award-winning journalist Ashleigh Banfield will join Nexstar Media Group's cable network WGN America as host of new news and talk show “Banfield.”
Nexstar Media Group and NBC Television Network Renew Long-Term Affiliation Agreements
January 04, 2021
Nexstar and its operating partners have reached agreements to renew the existing NBC Television Network affiliations in 33 markets.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”), today announced that it has reached a comprehensive multi-year distribution agreement with DISH Network. The agreement restores Nexstar’s 164 local...
Nexstar Media Group Launches NEXTGEN TV in Denver, Marking the Company’s 12th Market and 22nd Station to Rollout ATSC 3.0 in 2020
December 23, 2020
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) today announced that KDVR-TV and KWGN-TV, Nexstar Inc.’s local television stations serving the Denver, Colorado, area (DMA #16) have begun broadcasting with...
Nexstar’s Cable Network, WGN America, Reaches First-Ever Carriage Agreement with Hulu
December 18, 2020
Nexstar Media Group's wholly-owned cable network, WGN America, has reached its first-ever multi-year carriage agreement with Hulu + Live TV.
Nexstar Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire BestReviews, a Leading Consumer Product Reviews Company, for $160 Million in Accretive Transaction
December 16, 2020
Nexstar entered into a definitive agreement to acquire leading consumer product recommendations company BestReviews from Tribune Publishing Company.
Nexstar’s Cable Network, WGN America, Reaches First-Ever Carriage Agreement With fuboTV
December 11, 2020
Nexstar Media Group's wholly-owned cable network, WGN America, reached a new multi-year carriage agreement with fuboTV.
Viewers Across the Country Deprived of Critical National and Local News During Pandemic, Holiday Specials, and Professional and College Sports Following DISH Network’s Removal of Nexstar Local TV Stat
December 02, 2020
Today at 7:00 p.m. ET, DISH Network removed from its system the network and local community programming provided by Nexstar.
Nexstar’s Cable Network, WGN America, Reaches First-Ever Carriage Agreement With YouTube TV
December 01, 2020
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) announced today that its wholly-owned cable network, WGN America, has reached a new multi-year agreement with YouTube TV to be carried by the cloud-based...
DISH Network Puts Consumers at Risk of Losing Network and Local Community Programming During Pandemic
November 27, 2020
DISH subscribers in 115 markets are at risk of losing Nexstar's network, sports and local community programming on December 2, 2020.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) (“Nexstar” or “the Company”) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020 as summarized below. The actual results presented...
Nexstar Media Group Announces Strategic Operational Realignment to Leverage Value of Proprietary Local Content Across Multiple Platforms
October 22, 2020
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) (“Nexstar ” or the “Company”) announced today that effective November 1, 2020 it will combine its two primary operating subsidiaries, merging Nexstar Digital...
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share of its Class A common stock. The dividend is payable on...