Brett Jenkins is Nexstar’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, overseeing the company’s IT and technology functions for both broadcast and digital businesses. He joined Nexstar as part of the Media General acquisition where he was Vice President, Chief Technology Officer. He has held technology positions at LIN Media and ION Media Networks and executive positions for Thales Broadcast & Multimedia and Thomson.
Mr. Jenkins has been active in industry standardization groups across all areas of broadcast technology including serving two terms on the Board of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) while the ATSC 3.0 standard was being developed.
Mr. Jenkins earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1992 and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University in 2005.