POSTDATE: Tue 6/19/2012
COUNTRY: United States of America
WHAS11-TV a subsidiary of Belo Corp. and the ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY, has an immediate opening for a President & General Manager. The successful candidate will be a proven leader in the areas of television operations, strategic business planning, optimizing resources (internal/external), staff development, executing news and other programming, and sales/marketing with demonstrable results.
Job Duties: Responsible for all station operations, its position in the market, as well as its growth, profitability and operating units. Provides leadership in the planning and execution of news, programming, community affairs, and sales/marketing efforts. Develops and maintains the station's policies/practices/initiatives to ensure continuous improvement and achieve optimum performance.
Qualifications: Candidate must have 5-10 years of broadcast station management experience. Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline is required; Master's degree preferred. Experience managing budgets/P&L, including forecasting, profitability, and workforce planning. Thorough understanding of FCC rules/regulations and adherence to legal compliance. Excellent verbal/written communication skills with proven ability to interact and motivate at all staff levels. Strong organizational and project management skills - stays focused on key priorities and effectively resolve issues as they arise.
For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.