The Man Behind Nexstar

While FTVLive has been telling you about Perry Sook for years, it seems that now that Nexstar is buying Tribune, Variety is interested in Uncle Perry.

Variety did a long piece on Sook, that were sure will help stoke his ego.

Unlike Sinclair, Sook says Nexstar is not buying Tribune to try and launch a nationwide network.

He tells Variety, “We have no aspirations to be a national anything,” Sook says. “Our company goes from Burlington, Vermont to Honolulu and each of those communities have different needs and different tastes. We do three things that are vitally important: We produce local news content. We deliver entertainment and information. And we help local businesses sell stuff. Those are our reasons to exist.”

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