Vice President/General Manager

Posted by Nexstar Media

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2019-10-14

Description:

Nexstar Broadcasting Group is looking for an exceptional General Manager to lead WXIN (FOX) and WTTV (CBS) and digital operations in Indianapolis, Indiana DMA #25.  WXIN (FOX) and WTTV (CBS) present a rare dynamic and an exciting opportunity as a Big 4 television duopoly in the top 25 markets. As such, the stations produce over 90 hours each week of local content making it a decisive leader in serving the local community.

Indianapolis is a highly competitive market with more than a million TV households and five news-producing television stations.  The Circle City is home to six Fortune 500 businesses, an emerging tech start-up scene, world-class museums, parks and attractions, and major league sports, including six professional teams, the famed Indy 500, and NCAA headquarters. Ranked as a US News & World Report Best Place to Live, Indianapolis offers a low cost of living and wide range of housing options, from trendy lofts in a vibrant downtown to spacious suburban homes and easy commutes.  Indianapolis is the hub for short drives to Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nashville and St. Louis.  In a 24/7 news town, the powerful WXIN/WTTV duopoly leads the market in ratings, revenue and community service.  There’s never been more opportunity to innovate the future of these outstanding brands.

Responsibilities:

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 individual also will oversee development of the stations’ digital and mobile platforms including WXIN.com, the top visited broadcast website in the market.  It’s an opportunity to identify new, creative opportunities and guide a local broadcast operation on an ever-rising trajectory to new heights.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated a hallmark of accomplishments in leading sales driven organizations and developing revenue across multiple platforms, as well as providing leadership by developing department heads and promoting teamwork within all station departments. 

In addition, a track record of success in maintaining a focus on the bottom line, and a broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on localism is essential.  We are looking for a stakeholder, someone who is engaging, promotes good citizenship and wants to make a positive impact on the community.

If you are driven by a determination to succeed, have a tireless work ethic, as well as a commitment towards creative, successful revenue generation and engaged in serving the community, then apply online at www.nexstar.tv.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group 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 197 television stations and over 100 community portal websites located in 40 states, reaching 63% of US television households.

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

Nexstar Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

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