Blake Russell net worth and biography

Blake Russell Biography and Net Worth

Blake Russell was appointed the company’s Senior Vice President of Station Operations in November 2008 and promoted to Executive Vice President in 2018. Prior to that, he served as Vice-President of Marketing & Operations since October 2007. In 2004, he was Vice President & General Manager of Nexstar’s KNWA (NBC) and KFTA (FOX) television stations in the Ft. Smith/Fayetteville, AR market. Working with Nexstar’s General Managers and Senior Corporate Staff, he is responsible for the conception, execution and implementation of the company’s strategic and content initiatives, special projects and the capital budget. Mr. Russell’s Operational oversight includes the areas of Engineering, News, Construction Services, Master Control Hubbing, Graphic Design, Marketing/Promotion and Production.

During Mr. Russell’s twenty-two years with Nexstar, he has been instrumental in building, re-launching and re-positioning stations throughout the company . He plays a key leadership role in the continuing evolution of the company to a multi-platform, local content and service provider as well as Nexstar’s regional hub strategies. Altogether, Mr. Russell has 31 years of experience in the television industry.

What is Blake Russell's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Blake Russell is at least $4.93 million as of May 18th, 2022. Mr. Russell owns 29,557 shares of Nexstar Media Group stock worth more than $4,930,108 as of September 29th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Russell may own. Learn More about Blake Russell's net worth.

How do I contact Blake Russell?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Russell and other Nexstar Media Group executives is 545 EAST JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY SUITE 700, IRVING TX, 75062. Nexstar Media Group can also be reached via phone at (972) 373-8800 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Blake Russell's contact information.

Has Blake Russell been buying or selling shares of Nexstar Media Group?

Blake Russell has not been actively trading shares of Nexstar Media Group during the last ninety days. Most recently, Blake Russell sold 709 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $173.86, for a transaction totalling $123,266.74. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 29,557 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,138,780.02. Learn More on Blake Russell's trading history.

Who are Nexstar Media Group's active insiders?

Nexstar Media Group's insider roster includes Andrew Alford (Insider), Karen Brophy (Insider), Timothy Busch (Insider), Thomas Carter (COO), Sean Compton (Insider), Brett Jenkins (EVP), Charles McMillen (Director), Lisbeth Mcnabb (Director), Dennis Miller (Director), John Muse (Director), I. Pompadur (Director), Blake Russell (EVP), Elizabeth Ryder (EVP), Perry Sook (CEO), Gary Weitman (Insider), and Dana Zimmer (Insider). Learn More on Nexstar Media Group's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Nexstar Media Group?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 28 times. They sold a total of 590,516 shares worth more than $101,505,792.18. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 27th when COO Thomas Carter sold 9,737 shares worth more than $1,673,887.67. Insiders at Nexstar Media Group own 5.0 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Nexstar Media Group.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/27/2022.

Blake Russell Insider Trading History at Nexstar Media Group

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/18/2022Sell709$173.86$123,266.7429,557View SEC Filing Icon  
3/16/2022Sell889$184.80$164,287.20View SEC Filing Icon  
9/24/2021Sell793$158.78$125,912.54View SEC Filing Icon  
9/16/2021Sell2,000$150.50$301,000.0024,313View SEC Filing Icon  
3/26/2021Sell2,000$145.04$290,080.0027,227View SEC Filing Icon  
3/23/2021Sell756$151.36$114,428.1629,983View SEC Filing Icon  
12/29/2020Sell5,108$106.52$544,104.1623,440View SEC Filing Icon  
3/26/2019Sell3,000$107.28$321,840.0026,350View SEC Filing Icon  
9/26/2018Sell7,262$82.90$602,019.8031,950View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2017Sell20,000$78.31$1,566,200.0042,861View SEC Filing Icon  
8/12/2016Sell10,000$52.38$523,800.0027,861View SEC Filing Icon  
12/8/2015Sell7,000$57.80$404,600.0022,861View SEC Filing Icon  
3/4/2015Sell3,000$55.51$166,530.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2013Sell30,000$29.07$872,100.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Blake Russell Buying and Selling Activity at Nexstar Media Group

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Nexstar Media Group Company Overview

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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.
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