Nexstar
Leadership

Our diverse team of experts across product, marketing, sales, operations, and finance are here to help you find, target, and engage with your audience at scale and deliver meaningful results.

President, Nexstar Digital

Karen Brophy

As President of Nexstar Digital, Karen Brophy is responsible for running all facets of the business and brings a 20-year track record ...

As President of Nexstar Digital, Karen Brophy is responsible for running all facets of the business and brings a 20-year track record of success driving product and revenue growth for leading media, entertainment, and technology companies. Prior to joining Nexstar Digital, Karen served as the key architect and builder of the digital division at Hearst Newspapers and served as the SVP of Strategy and Operations leading initiatives across video, audience development and business operations. Before her time at Hearst, Karen led the award-winning news product and strategy team at Yahoo!
Chief Revenue Officer

Lori Tavoularis

As Chief Revenue Officer/EVP Revenue Operations, Lori oversees all revenue-related functions for Nexstar Digital including national, local ...

As Chief Revenue Officer/EVP Revenue Operations, Lori oversees all revenue-related functions for Nexstar Digital including national, local, and programmatic sales, digital marketing services and marketing. Lori leads a diverse team of digital experts, driving monetization across the organization. Lori first joined Nexstar Inc. in June 2019 as SVP, Digital Revenue and Operations and possesses a deep understanding of the company’s digital business. In her 20-year career, she has held multiple senior revenue operations roles including Head of Supply for the Global Advertising Business at Rakuten, Inc., and as SVP, Digital Revenue and Operations, for Tribune Publishing.
Chief Product Officer

Jeff Moriarty

Jeff leads product development initiatives for Nexstar Digital across its local network of sites and apps, The Hill, and NewsNationNow.com. Jeff has ...

Jeff leads product development initiatives for Nexstar Digital across its local network of sites and apps, The Hill, and NewsNationNow.com. Jeff has previously managed digital businesses at media companies in the U.S. and Europe, including The New York Times Company, JPIMedia and Gannett.
Chief Data Officer

Susan Parker

Susan leads the analytics, data science, audience insights, and data strategy efforts at Nexstar Digital. Susan is a well-rounded industry veteran with 20+ years of experience across ...

Susan leads the data, insights, and strategy efforts at Nexstar Digital. Susan is a well-rounded industry veteran with 20+ years of experience across a variety of disciplines, including digital strategy, analytics, ad operations, programmatic, yield management, product strategy, and program management.
EVP, Finance & Operations

Lou-Anne Walters

Lou-Anne is responsible for managing the financial planning, reporting, analysis and operations for Nexstar Digital. She brings 20+ years ...

Lou-Anne is responsible for managing the financial planning, reporting, analysis and operations for Nexstar Digital. She brings 20+ years of P&L management, operations, and technology experience in multi-billion-dollar digital and broadcast revenue generating entities. Lou-Anne is recognized as a strong decision maker with outstanding leadership and relationship management capabilities. She has led diverse teams at The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner, KPMG Consulting and Paramount (CBS). 
EVP, Corporate Development of Nexstar Digital

Rob Angel

Recently EVP, Corporate Development at Nexstar Digital, Rob has a 20+ year track record developing new revenue streams through ...

Recently EVP, Corporate Development at Nexstar Digital, Rob has a 20+ year track record developing new revenue streams through roles leading strategy, business and corporate development functions and as an executive in media, publishing, and technology companies with a focus on the intersection of content and commerce.
EVP and GM of Best Reviews

Gary Ellis

Leading the Best Reviews team, Gary is an internationally experienced Chief Digital Officer and General Manager with an award-winning track ...

Leading the Best Reviews team, Gary is an internationally experienced Chief Digital Officer and General Manager with an award-winning track record of driving business growth, product development, and creative content for pioneering start-ups, mainstream mobile operators, and premier media companies. Gary comes to the BestReviews team by way of Hearst and IBM.
EVP and GM, The Hill

Jason Jedlinski

Leading the team at The Hill, Jason is responsible for growing a digital platform whose trusted, non-partisan content is shared more often on social media ...

Leading the team at The Hill, Jason is responsible for growing a digital platform whose trusted, non-partisan content is shared more often on social media than any other political news brand in America. Jason has spent 15 years leading media companies like Gannett and Dow Jones through tectonic changes in digital product, audience, and revenue.
SVP of Operations, Chief of Staff

Téa Duplex

With over 16 years of experience in digital media and entertainment, Téa is responsible for running the business operations of the Nexstar Digital ...

With over 16 years of experience in digital media and entertainment, Téa is responsible for running the business operations of the Nexstar Digital team. She is also responsible for bringing together multi-functional teams to deliver large-scale programs across all the Nexstar Digital business units. Téa comes to Nexstar Digital by way of Tribune Publishing, Los Angeles Times, and Disney Interactive.
SVP of Business Development

Aaron Kutylo

Aaron is responsible for developing new revenue and engagement opportunities. Aaron has 20+ years' experience in ad tech and digital media at publishers ...

Aaron is responsible for developing new revenue and engagement opportunities. Aaron has 20+ years’ experience in ad tech and digital media at publishers such as ESPN, Gannett, Washington Post, Tribune Publishing, and Conde Nast.
SVP of Sales Marketing

Dennis Cook

Dennis leads Nexstar Digital’s marketing team and is responsible for building awareness and consideration for the Nexstar Digital brand ...

Dennis leads Nexstar Digital’s marketing team and is responsible for building awareness and consideration for the Nexstar Digital brand, creating compelling go-to-market narratives, and supporting optimal revenue generation for the sales organization. Dennis is an accomplished marketing executive with over 20 years of experience leading marketing, communications, creative services, and insights teams for best-in-class media, entertainment and technology companies including Showtime, ESPN, Sony Pictures Television and Gamut, a Cox Media Group company.
SVP of National Sales

Wil Danielson

Leading sales efforts for Nexstar Digital’s national sales team – including The Hill – Wil is responsible for driving strategy and revenue for ...

Leading sales efforts for Nexstar Digital’s national sales team – including The Hill – Wil is responsible for driving strategy and revenue for national brands across verticals like automotive, insurance, QSR, financial services, and more. Before taking over national sales, Wil joined Nexstar as part of the Corporate Development team. Wil previously led sales efforts at Gamut and CoxReps.
SVP of Local Sales

Jenn Scilabro

As Senior Vice President of Digital Sales at Nexstar Digital, Jenn leads revenue development and sales enablement for the Local Digital Sales ...

As Senior Vice President of Digital Sales at Nexstar Digital, Jenn leads revenue development and sales enablement for the Local Digital Sales division. With over 25 years’ experience in media sales, marketing, and training Jenn empowers the station teams across 116 DMAs to activate customers, build brands, and drive revenue for local businesses.
VP and GM of NewsNation Digital

Chris Seper

Chris Seper is the vice president and general manager of NewsNation Digital, responsible for the development, growth and day-to-day operations of ...

Chris Seper is the vice president and general manager of NewsNation Digital, responsible for the development, growth and day-to-day operations of NewsNation’s web site, mobile app, social platforms and other new and emerging non-linear distribution channels. Chris has a diverse career as a digital media entrepreneur, broadcast executive and print journalist at E.W. Scripps and his own digital media company, MedCity News. Before launching his own startup Chris spent almost two decades as an award-winning print journalist, working as an editor or reporter at newspapers in Cleveland, Philadelphia and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
SVP, Content and Audience

Cory Heikkila

With his 20+ years of experience in the local news and digital media space, Cory leads Nexstar Digital’s efforts to deliver ...

With his 20+ years of experience in the local news and digital media space, Cory leads Nexstar Digital’s efforts to deliver engaging content and grow audiences across the Nexstar network of sites and apps. Cory has been with Nexstar Digital since September 2019, and previously led news strategy and content initiatives at Hearst Newspapers and Tribune TV properties. 
SVP, Data and Strategy

Will Tacy

Leaning on his 25+ years of experience in the digital media space, Will leads both the national Nexstar Network business unit ...

Leaning on his 25+ years of experience in the digital media space, Will leads both the national Nexstar Network business unit, as well as Data & Strategy products for Nexstar Digital overall. Will has been instrumental in the development and execution of Stellar, Nexstar Digital’s proprietary data-driven audience platform. 
SVP, Technology

Scott Decker

Scott leads Nexstar Digital’s engineering teams and is responsible for leading and architecting the company’s high-growth digital products ...

Scott leads Nexstar Digital’s engineering teams and is responsible for leading and architecting the company’s high-growth digital products and platforms. Scott has over 20 years of experience leading tech teams at Blue Nile, Edmunds.com, PublishThis, and American City Business Journals.