Karen A. Brophy

Nexstar Media Group

Chief Digital Officer
Nexstar Media Group

Karen A. Brophy was appointed President, Digital in November 2020. Karen is responsible for the long-term strategy and day-to-day operations of the Company’s digital operations including websites, mobile applications, programmatic sales and operations, data science, social media, sales and partnerships. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President of Nexstar Digital from February 2018 to October 2020. Before joining Nexstar in 2018, Karen served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations at Hearst Newspapers from June 2016 to December 2017 where she led key initiatives in video, audience development and business operations. Prior to that, Karen was Vice President of Digital Product at Hearst where she led consumer product, engineering, content strategy and revenue partnerships from July 2010 to June 2016. Karen has been a leader in the consumer product sector with prior roles at Yahoo!, Tribune, Spin Media, and the New York Times. Karen also has extensive experience developing enterprise level digital publishing platforms for major media companies such as The Financial Times and Time Inc. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College.

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