Today's appointment marks Mr. Vaughn's return to Little Rock and KARK-TV, where he served from 2004 to 2006 as Director of Sales for all of Nexstar's Arkansas television operations. In a career that includes work in both radio and television, Mr. Vaughn also served as General Sales Manager for Nexstar's KNWA-TV in Fayetteville/Ft. Smith and spent seven years as an Account Executive and Local Sales Manager KSFX-TV in Springfield, Missouri. A native of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Mr. Vaughn has demonstrated successful leadership in both broadcasting and the communities he serves. He is currently on the Advisory Board for the minor league baseball team The Naturals, serves on the leadership council for The Walton Arts Center, coaches youth sports and is involved in youth projects in his community.
Commenting on the appointment, Rick Rogala, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of Nexstar Broadcasting, stated, "Mike brings a wealth of broadcast experience and long-term track record of success to his new position. Our Little Rock television and e-Media operations continue to grow and we are continuing to expand the hub services provided out of Little Rock. Mike brings the right skill set and community commitment to lead our efforts in this important market. He and his team have achieved outstanding results in the Ft. Smith/Fayetteville market, as he built high performance teams which generate impressive audience and revenue share growth. He has overseen regional business development efforts with noteworthy success, created countless successful advertising solutions for businesses, led technical and facility transitions, and has championed the development of local programming. As I expand my corporate and regional responsibilities, I look forward to benefiting from Mike's experience in his return to Little Rock as Vice President and General Manager of our Little Rock operations."
Commenting on his appointment, Mike Vaughn stated, "I am proud to be returning to Little Rock and working with the exceptional team of broadcasters at our stations. I look forward to working with the advertisers and local community in pursuit of outstanding marketing solutions and continued viewership growth. Together we will be focusing on further extending our stations' track record of broadcasting excellence and service to the Central Arkansas community."
About Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, e-MEDIA, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 62 television stations and related digital signals in 34 markets in 14 states and reaches approximately 13 million viewers or approximately 11.5% of all U.S. television households. The stations are affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV, The CW, LATV, TV Azteca and Telemundo. The Company's 33 community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers.
This news release includes forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements include information preceded by, followed by, or that includes the words "guidance," "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "could," or similar expressions. For these statements, the Company claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release, concerning, among other things, changes in net revenue, cash flow and operating expenses, involve risks and uncertainties, and are subject to change based on various important factors, including the impact of changes in national and regional economies, our ability to service and refinance our outstanding debt, successful integration of acquired television stations (including achievement of synergies and cost reductions), pricing fluctuations in local and national advertising, future regulatory actions and conditions in the television stations' operating areas, competition from others in the broadcast television markets served by the Company, volatility in programming costs, the effects of governmental regulation of broadcasting, industry consolidation, technological developments and major world news events. Unless required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed in this news release might not occur. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. For more details on factors that could affect these expectations, please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Rick Rogala Joseph Jaffoni
SVP/Regional Manager Jaffoni & Collins Incorporated
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. 212/835-8500 or email@example.com
501/340-4458 or firstname.lastname@example.org