Nils Larsen Appointed to NAB TV Board
WASHINGTON: NAB Television Board Chair Marci Burdick has appointed
Nils Larsen to the NAB TV Board of Directors effective immediately. Larsen takes
the board seat that was vacated by Jerry Kersting.
Since December 2009, Larsen has been chief investment officer of Tribune Co. and
became president and CEO of Tribune Broadcasting in May 2011. He currently serves
as Tribune’s board representative for Chicago Baseball Holdings, LLC (parent entity
of the Chicago Cubs), Television Food Network, G.P. (owner of the cable channels
Food Network and the Cooking Channel), Classified Ventures, LLC (parent entity of
apartments.com) and Newsday Holdings LLC (parent entity of Newsday).
Larsen previously served on a variety of other corporate boards including both public
and private companies. He graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College with a
B.A. in economics and history.