It was a big day for KTAL’s parent company, The Nexstar Broadcasting Group. Our President and C.E.O., Perry Sook rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq market site in New York City. Also the huge Nasdaq video tower in Times Square featured Nexstar accomplishments over the years.
The company started in 1996 with one TV station and has now grown to over 102 stations around the country and has more than 3000 employees. Sook says, “While Nexstar is the company name we are really a collection of local businesses serving local communities in 20 states around the United States.”
Today marks 10 years of Nexstar being a publicly traded company. According to a representative from Nasdaq, Nexstar has done well, it’s stock is up 245% in the last 10 years.