TV GM/GSM Mid-size Market

Management|   Midwest

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A well respected, national media company is seeking a strategic GM/GSM for its ABC affiliate in the Midwest.  The station has a long track record of success in the region with news, sales and community service. In addition to ABC, the station multicasts the Heroes and Icons network and a weather radar channel. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced TV GM, or a GSM/DOS who is ready for the next move up in their career.  This GM/GSM will oversee station operations and sales and be responsible for the continued solid community presence and profitability of the station.  The GM/GSM reports to the Regional VP for the company.

This area of the country offers outstanding lifestyle possibilities and  great cost of living.

Position Responsibilities & Qualifications: (including but not limited to)

  • P&L management – responsible for profitability
  • Strong sales background and orientation
  • Protect the FCC license
  • Oversee department heads and local sales team
  • Create and communicate a clear vision and plan to staff
  • Ensure station compliance with all regulatory bodies/policies/laws
  • Set performance expectations throughout the organization
  • Community Involvement
  • Practices accountability throughout the organization
  • Strong communicator
  • Builds strong teams
  • 5 years of GSM, DOS, or GM experience in local TV - small or medium market affiliate experience preferred

 

Applicants should have a demonstrated track record and must have a significant amount of senior level management experience in the television industry.

Interested parties should send their resume in confidence to Kate Glenn, kate@mediastaffingnetwork.com

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