New York, NY – Nexstar Inc., America’s largest local broadcasting company, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Vice President/General Manager to oversee its operational agreement with Mission Broadcasting, providing services to WPIX-TV in New York City, the #1-ranked market in the country.
In this role, the Vice President/General Manager will have full oversight over Nexstar’s operations at WPIX-TV (CW), as well as the station’s digital, mobile and social media assets. WPIX-TV is owned by Mission Broadcasting and Nexstar Inc. provides operational support under the terms of a Local Programming and Marketing Agreement.
Nexstar seeks a proven leader to join the ranks of the country’s largest local broadcast company in the largest DMA in the United States. 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 general 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 the nation’s largest DMA, you are encouraged to apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers/