Senior Vice President and General Manager - The Hill and NewsNation Digital
Joe Ruffolo is the senior vice president and general manager for The Hill and NewsNation Digital. He is responsible for the long-term strategy and day-to-day operations of each property.
Ruffolo has had an extensive career in both traditional and digital media, leading teams and projects at the Disney ABC Television Group, ABC News, Samsung, AOL, Nickelodeon, and CNN. His background spans management, strategy, business development, editorial, and product development, and includes successfully building and launching digital websites, videos, businesses, and experiences.
Before joining Nexstar, he served as managing director of OceanX, a company dedicated to educating, inspiring, researching, and protecting the oceans. During his tenure at OceanX, Ruffolo led all editorial, business development, strategy, social, digital, marketing, and post-production operations for the company. He also served as an executive producer of a global television series with BBC Studios and James Cameron for National Geographic.