Posted on January 14, 2022 in
Brett E. Jenkins is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Nexstar Media Group. He oversees the company’s IT and technology at the corporate level and across multiple business units. Mr. Jenkins is also responsible for the company’s spectrum strategies and developing new business opportunities for spectrum utilization. Mr. Jenkins has held technology positions at Media General, LIN Media and ION Media Networks, and executive positions at Thales Broadcast & Multimedia and Thomson. Early in his engineering career at Thales, Mr. Jenkins managed modulator and exciter technology and development for what was then the new digital broadcast TV standard. He was the lead US engineer in a global team responsible for the development of Digital Adaptive Precorrection technology. Thales received an Emmy award for pioneering this technology in 2003.
Mr. Jenkins has served multiple terms on the Board of the ATSC. He has been active in numerous industry groups and was a past member of the External Advisory Board for the University of Massachusetts’ Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Mr. Jenkins earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University.
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