Blake Russell

Executive Vice President, Station Operations


Blake Russell was appointed Executive Vice President, Operations in February 2018. Mr. Russell is responsible for the Company’s technical and physical operations, including capital deployment.

Prior to that, he served as Nexstar’s Senior Vice President, Station Operations from November 2008 to January 2018 and has served as Nexstar’s Vice President Marketing and Operations from October 2007 to October 2008. Before that, Mr. Russell served as Vice President and General Manager at KNWA (NBC) and KFTA (FOX) stations in Ft. Smith/Fayetteville, Arkansas from January 2004 to September 2007 and as Nexstar’s Director of Marketing/Operations at KTAL (NBC) station in Shreveport, Louisiana from 2000 to 2003.


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