Randy Stone has been promoted to vp and gm of Nexstar’s Monroe, Louisiana FOX affiliate KARD. He’ll also oversee Mission Broadcasting’s KTVE which is operated under a joint sales agreement.
Stone comes from Nextsar’s Grand Junction, Colo. stations KREX and KGJT where he was vp and gm. He also managed KFQX through a local marketing agreement.
Before working at Nexstar, he was gsm of KAUZ in Wichita Falls, Texas. He’s also worked as director of sales at WRSP-WCCU-WBUI in Springfield, Illinois, KLJB and KGWB (now KGCW) in the Quad Cities and was acting gsm of Grant Telecasting’s Midwest Region. He was also gsm at WPMI-WJTC in Mobile, Ala. and national sales manager at WZDX in Huntsville, Ala.
“In my new role, I will further leverage the management experience and deep community relationships built over my career to generate results and further strengthen our Monroe and El Dorado television and digital operations as leading providers of the most compelling entertainment programming and local news content in the market,” said Stone. “I look forward to taking on this new opportunity at Nexstar and working with the exceptional team of broadcasters at KARD-TV, KTVE-TV and Myarklamiss.com as we continue build upon the foundation of our client service excellence across our multi-distribution marketing solutions platform.”