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Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced the appointment of media executive Michael Biard as president and chief operating officer. Biard will report to Nexstar’s chairman and chief executive officer, Perry Sook, and assume his new duties on Aug. 21. In conjunction with his appointment, Biard has entered into an employment agreement with the company that extends through August 2027.
Biard joins Nexstar following over 23 years at Fox Corporation (FOX) and its predecessor companies, including executive leadership positions covering multiple functional areas. He most recently served as president, operations and distribution, overseeing the company’s multi-platform content distribution, distribution strategy, affiliate marketing, and affiliate-related business operations and business affairs for all of its media brands, including FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment and FOX News.
Before joining FOX, Biard was a practicing attorney. He graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology-Psychology and earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.