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Vice President & General Manager

Nexstar

Lubbock, TX 05-15-2024
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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 a Vice President & General Manager to lead its media properties in Lubbock, Texas (DMA #141). The General Manager will have full oversight of Nexstar's operations at KLBK (CBS) and will oversee its operational agreement with Mission Broadcasting providing services to KAMC (ABC) through an SSA, as well as EverythingLubbock.com, and all other digital, mobile, and social media assets for all stations.
Our stations provide local news, weather, and sports throughout the viewing area. We are corporate partners with Texas Tech and home of Red Raider Nation coverage. In addition to local sports, we also do extensive coverage of the Kansas City Chiefs. as Patrick Mahomes played for Texas Tech . The station is also very involved in numerous community events, including 4th on Broadway, Miracles on 34th Street Christmas Parade and the Texas Tech KCBS BBQ Cookoff . We also partner with the United Way, American Cancer Society , Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Foster A Life , Purpose Medical Mission , and many other local organizations.

Lubbock is located in northwestern Texas, in an area known as the South Plains. It's home to Texas Tech University and is nicknamed ''Hub City'' because it serves as an economic, educational, and healthcare hub for the region. There's plenty to do in Lubbock from museums to year-round festivals and music events. The city also boasts an active bar and restaurant scene. The cost of living is lower than the national average and allows you big-city perks without the long commutes.

The ideal candidate will utilize their proven skillsets and demonstrable experience in leading broadcast operational teams with sales-driven organizations, developing locally originated content, and commitment to community service to further propel our linear and digital audiences. Promoting a winning culture of teamwork within all station departments and prior success in maintaining a focus on operational efficiencies and growth in programming performance and new local revenue generation is required.

Essential Duties and Requirements

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of 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, and a proven history of audience growth. In addition, ideal candidates should possess a strong track record of revenue achievement, share growth and financial expense understanding. 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 and staff members, while 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 Nexstar Media Inc. and making an impact in Lubbock, Texas, you are encouraged to apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content, including 283,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America's largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 201 owned or partner stations in 117 US markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar's television assets also include NewsNation, America's fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company's portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 US digital news and information property with over 120 million monthly unique users as of December 31, 2021. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbbwzy-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.