Full Time Job

Station Manager


Kansas City, MO 06-24-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Station Manager, KSHB

KSHB, the Scripps NBC stations in Kansas City, is searching for a Station Manager to lead local operations.

The Station Manager will report into and collaborate with the Regional VP/GM to oversee local market operations and execute local media strategic initiatives in an assigned station. Oversee department head leaders and manage day-to-day operations of the station while serving as a functional leader in own area of expertise.

• Lead and implement the local media strategic plan, including the content & brand strategy, for assigned station.
• Act as co-leader in generating ratings and revenue, including developing strategic plans and operational plans for the station's growth in multi-platform content delivery and revenue generation.
• In partnership with the Regional VP/GM, support development of and ensure responsible financial stewardship to the station operating and capital expense budgets.
• Continue to serve as the leader and subject matter expert for one of the station's functional areas, while overseeing a team of department head leaders of other functional areas.
• Lead a culture consistent with Scripps values, with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and developing employees at all levels.
• Responsible for all aspects of financial statements and ensuring station compliance with Scripps policies.
• Enforcing all FCC, EEO, SOX and other appropriate rules and regulations.
• Other duties as may be assigned.

• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience required.
• Track record of proven leadership success in team effectiveness, audience or revenue growth, and budget management required.
• Generally 5+ years of experience in a senior management position preferred.

• Proven ability to cultivate innovation, risk-taking and leading change.
• Is an effective leader that demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for the company's mission.
• Proven ability to prepare and monitor station budgets; maintain compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
• Ability to organize, motivate and supervise staff.
• Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
• Can establish cooperative working relationships both internally and externally.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r730op-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.