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Vp/ General Manager

KTUU

Anchorage, AK 06-10-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About KTUU:

Alaska's News Source has a reputation of excellence as the state's most-watched news source, producing 32 hours of broadcast news, weather, and sports content each week on KTUU-TV/Channel 2 and KYES/Channel 5 in Anchorage as well as KATH and KYEX in Southeast Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added broadcast distribution to more than 200 rural communities throughout the state via ARCS-TV, Alaska's rural communications service. A leader in digital content, AlaskasNewSource.com offers breaking news and statewide community coverage. Our News and Weather Apps, podcasts, and streaming content offered through Connected TV platforms reach audiences far beyond broadcast. Our mission is ''To Tell Alaska's Story,'' and we strive to consistently distinguish ourselves as Alaska's preferred source for news, information, and community service.

Job Summary/Description:

Gray Media Group, Inc. is seeking a Vice President/General Manager for our Anchorage, AK location. The Vice President/General Manager will report directly to a Regional Vice President-Local Media of Gray and will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the station in a highly competitive and decentralized corporate culture. The ideal candidate will have experience as a General Manager or in other top station leadership positions in broadcasting preferably with a background in broadcast sales, news, or marketing. Candidate must also have demonstrated leadership ability to grow both broadcast and digital viewership and customer base while generating bottom-line results.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Lead a fully functioning multi-platform media station with a focus on growing revenue and audience
• Be the primary leader in generating ratings and revenue. Develop strategic plans and operational plans for the station's growth in multi-platform content delivery and revenue generation that is in alignment with the local brand
• Effectively communicate with department heads and all employees. Create a collaborative, team-based environment. Lead with positive motivation, direction, and insight while holding team accountable for the attainment of operational goals
• Encourage innovation across all levels of the organization
• Provide visible leadership both inside the station and in the community. Develop strong relationships with key clients and other business partners
• Provide training and development opportunities to team members
• Responsible for all aspects of financial statements and ensuring station compliance. Responsible for station operating and capital expense budgets
• Enforce all FCC, EEO, SOX, and any other appropriate rules and regulations
• Understand and adhere to company policies, and at all times adhere to the highest ethical
standards
• Perform other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
* Four-year degree
* 10+ years of media experience, including experience as a GM, GSM, or ND
* Ability and willingness to become a community leader
* Valid Drivers license and acceptable driving record required

Qualified applicants go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KTUU-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro7mo1-34-239-170-244-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KTUU

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.