Irving, TX and Fort Wayne, IN (November 11, 2022) – The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and WANE 15, the Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving Fort Wayne, IN and surrounding areas, today announced that the Foundation will make a $5,000 donation to Northeast Indiana Honor Flight. Honor Flight Northeast Indiana is a recognized, independent hub of the Honor Flight network and was created to transport veterans to Washington, DC to visit the memorials built in their honor.
WANE 15 has been a proud partner and supporter of Honor Flight Northeast Indiana since 2012, but for the past five years WANE 15 and Honor Flight have partnered to annually present the Veterans Voices program on Veterans Day, a broadcast an hour telling the stories. local veterans and Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.
“Honor Flight Northeast Indiana would like to thank the Nexstar Charitable Foundation and WANE 15 for their generous donation,” said Cathy Berkshire, President of Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. “We have a long and successful relationship with WANE 15, which has resulted in the Veterans Voices Project, which encourages veterans to sign up for their honor flight to Washington, DC to visit memorials built to honor their service to our country. »
“Our veterans deserve this incredible trip to their memorials in Washington,” said Tom Antisdel, vice president and general manager of WANE 15. “Honor Flight Northeast Indiana organizes everything, safely transports veterans and provides them with a day they will never forget – from departure to their return home the same day. We are very grateful to make this contribution to the pursuit of their mission. Giving back to the communities served by Nexstar across the country is at the heart of the company’s mission, and we are honored to have the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation make this donation in recognition of the deep relationship between WANE 15 and Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.
The mission of the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation is to contribute to and work with public charities and nonprofit organizations to improve the communities in which Nexstar Media and its affiliates do business. The foundation was established in 1958 and donates approximately $350,000 annually.
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Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and online platforms. digital media, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar has America’s largest local broadcast group comprised of major affiliate networks, with 200 owned or partnered stations in 116 US markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth-largest broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest growing national cable news and entertainment network, reaching 70 million TV households , popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% stake in TV Food Network. The company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, is collectively among the top 10 digital news and information properties in the United States. In addition to providing exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar offers cross-platform advertising and high-end video-on-demand opportunities at scale for businesses and brands looking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, visit nexstar.tv.
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