Nexstar Media: Charitable Foundation donates $ 10,000 to the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation in Albuquerque, New Mexico


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IRVING, TX (Nov 19, 2021) – The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and KRQE-TV, the Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving Albuquerque, New Mexico, and surrounding areas, today announced that the Foundation will donate $ 10,000 to the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation (NHCCF), located in the historic Albuquerque neighborhood of Barelas.

The Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center features exhibitions, lectures, book readings, performing arts, and educational programs that are meaningful to the local community. It offers Hispanic, Chicano and Latino artists a place to showcase their work and take it to the national stage. The NHCCF is committed to creating a cultural home for the diverse identities that shape the Hispanic community.

The centre’s campus spans over 20 acres, including a plaza, three theaters, an art museum, historic building and education center, library, and genealogy center. The NHCCF is also home to the Spanish Resource Center, a branch of the Spanish Embassy, ​​and the Instituto Cervantes. KRQE-TV has a long-standing relationship with the Center, being one of the organization’s media partners, broadcasting public service announcements and helping with marketing and fundraising.

“The NHCC Foundation is grateful for the partnership with Nexstar Media Group, Inc.,” said NHCCF Executive Director Roberta Ricci. “Their recent funding to support the programming of the Hispanic National Cultural Center aligns with their values ​​to support innovative local programs and in doing so will help us expand the reach of the Center of its educational and mission-oriented programming created to engage people of all ages. , advancing and preserving Hispanic art, culture and humanities in our community, both locally and nationally. ”

Commenting on the donation, Bill Anderson, vice president and general manager of KRQE-TV said, “The National Hispanic Cultural Center is a true gem, not only for Albuquerque, but for the whole of the United States. The Centre’s wide variety of programs, exhibits, and learning opportunities, are a great reminder of the significant contributions made by people of Hispanic, Chicano and Latin descent throughout the history of this country-KRQE -TV is committed to ensuring the success of the Center. Giving back to the communities served by Nexstar across the country is at the heart of the company’s mission, and we are proud that the Nexstar Media Foundation is making this donation of $ 10,000 in recognition of the deep relationship that KRQE-TV and its employees. maintain with the Center. ”

The mission of the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation is to contribute and work with public charities and non-profit organizations to improve the communities in which Nexstar Media and its subsidiaries do business. The foundation was established in 1958 and donates approximately $ 350,000 per year.

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About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company leveraging localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Media Inc., is made up of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital and Networking. The Broadcasting Division operates, schedules or provides sales and other services to 199 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the UHF discount from the FCC). The division’s portfolio includes the main subsidiaries of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The digital division operates 120 local websites and 284 mobile apps delivering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how to access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks division operates NewsNation, formerly WGN America, a national cable news and entertainment network reaching 75 million television homes, the Antenna TV and Rewind TV multicast networks, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% stake in TV Food Network, a leading cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

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