Stephen Freifeld Named VP/GM at WJET-WFXP

By Aneya Fernando 

StoryStephen Freifeld has been promoted to vice president and general manager of ABC-Fox duopoly WJET-WFXP in Erie, Pa., along with its digital operations, including and

“The promotion of Steve to lead our Erie operations is a natural progression of his dedication and deep engagement with the Erie community,” said Theresa Underwood, senior vice president of Nexstar Broadcasting. “[It] also recognizes his successful three decade-long broadcasting career and meaningful accomplishments over the last 15 years with Nexstar.”

Freifeld spent the past 15 years as director of sales at the duopoly and


His appointment is effective immediately.