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Vice President & General Manager


Farmersburg, IN 09-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Media Inc, America's largest local broadcasting company, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Vice President/General Manager to oversee its media properties in Terre Haute, Indiana DMA #156. In this role, the Vice President/General Manager will have full oversight over Nexstar's operations at WTWO (NBC) and oversee its operational agreements with Mission Broadcasting providing services to WAWV (ABC) through a JSA and SSA, as well as the station's digital, mobile and social media assets.

Terre Haute is located in west central Indiana, just east of the Illinois border. It's located along the Wabash River and is known as the Queen City of the Wabash. The city is home to Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Ivy Tech Community College. You can visit multiple museums and parks, attend racing events, summer baseball games and festivals throughout the year. Terre Haute is a 90-minute drive to Indianapolis and only 2.5 hours from St. Louis.

For the right individual, this is an opportunity to join the largest station group in the industry and oversee a television station duopoly with a tremendous competitive position in the market. The ideal candidate will also oversee development of the station's digital and mobile platforms including mywabashvalley.com, the top visited broadcast website in the market. It's an opportunity to identify new, creative opportunities and guide our community focused local broadcast operation to strengthen partnerships, grow ratings and drive revenue.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of broadcast management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets. The right fit for this position will be a seasoned and knowledgeable professional who is a driven advocate of local broadcasting and digital service to the community in which they have previously served. This position requires a leader with exemplary strategic vision, focused execution, and a verified understanding of local outreach and thoughtful community involvement. In addition to having a proven track record of managing high-performing sales, and news teams, the successful candidate must be effective in collaborating with department heads, staff members and promoting teamwork within all areas of station operations, preferably with oversight of a large staff. The ability to engage local community leaders and develop long-term relationships with key station clients is essential.

If you are interested in joining the executive ranks of the Nexstar Media Inc operational leadership team, and making an impact in Terre Haute Indiana, you are encouraged to apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers/

Nexstar Media Inc is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar's current portfolio and pro forma acquisitions include 199 television stations and over 100 community portal websites located in 40 states, reaching 63% of US television households.

Nexstar Media Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpj5o9-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.