Former Seattle GM to Lead San Francisco Station

By Kevin Eck 

Nexstar has named Jim Rose vp and general manager of its San Francisco MyNetwork station KRON.

Rose was president and general manager NBC affiliate KING and independent station KONG in Seattle for the last five years.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Nexstar’s team in San Francisco,” Rose said in a Nexstar press release. “The impressive commitment to quality journalism at KRON 4 and its strength in broadcast, digital and social media service to Bay Area audiences and advertisers is competitively unparalleled. I’m particularly looking forward to working with the talented staff at the Bay Area’s local news station. Nexstar’s wholehearted commitment to quality, hyper-local content and omni-channel delivery is setting new standards in our industry, and I couldn’t be prouder to join Nexstar and the KRON 4 team.”


Rose starts May 17.