Nexstar Inc., America's largest local broadcasting company, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Vice President/General Manager to oversee its media properties in Topeka, KS. (DMA #142.) In this role, the Vice President/General Manager will have full oversight over Nexstar's operations at KSNT (NBC)/KTMJ (FOX) and oversee its operational agreements with Vaughan Media providing services to KTKA (ABC/CW) through a JSA and SSA, as well as the station's digital, mobile and social media assets. Topeka is the capital city of Kansas, just 60 miles west of Kansas City. Topeka is full of family-friendly attractions from parks to museums. It's home to Lake Shawnee, one of the top travel destinations in Kansas with more than a million visitors a year. You'll only be 20 miles away from the University of Kansas in Lawrence and 30 miles from Kansas State in Manhattan.
Nexstar seeks a proven leader to join the ranks of the country's largest local broadcast company. Proven skillsets and demonstrable experience in leading broadcast operational teams with sales-driven organizations, developing locally originated content, and a commitment to community service are fundamental requirements of this position.
Additionally, the successful candidate will have demonstrated results in developing revenue across multiple platforms, promoting teamwork within all station departments and a track record of success in maintaining a focus on operational efficiencies and growth in programming performance and new local revenue generation.
Essential Duties and Requirements
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 Nexstar Inc.'s operational leadership team, and making an impact in Topeka, KS, you are encouraged to apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers/