Vice President and General Manager, Memphis, Tennessee

Nexstar Broadcasting Group is seeking an experienced broadcasting professional for an exciting General Management opportunity

TSD Newsroom | 3/10/2015, 7:06 p.m.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is seeking an experienced broadcasting professional for an exciting General Management opportunity

Vice President and General Manager, Memphis, Tennessee

Nexstar Broadcasting Group is seeking an experienced broadcasting professional

for an exciting General Management opportunity of its broadcast and digital operations

in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee (DMA#50 and DMA #176). The Vice

President and General Manager will have full oversight of Nexstar Broadcasting’s

Memphis operations; ABC (WATN-TV), CW (WLMT-TV), associated secondary

channels MeTV/MyNetwork and all digital assets through localmemphis.com as

well as FOX (WJKT-TV) in Jackson, Tennessee. This is a rare and exciting opportunity

to join the fastest growing broadcast group in the country and oversee an

exceptional operation with new facilities and state-of-the-art broadcast and digital

operations, which has provided a complete transformation and revitalization of all

local content.

Located in the heart of the Mid-South and on the Mississippi River, Memphis is the

largest city in Tennessee and the 20th largest city in America. The market reaches

into the states of Arkansas and Mississippi and is home to three Fortune 500

companies: FedEx, AutoZone, and International Paper, as well as the internationally

recognized, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Memphis is known as the

birthplace of ‘Blues’, ‘Rock N’ Roll’ and some of the most famous musical pioneers

including Elvis Presley. Memphis is also identified as a basketball town, through

the top-ranked NBA Grizzlies and University of Memphis Men’s Basketball teams.

We seek a stakeholder in our Memphis and Jackson operations, who is engaging,

promotes good citizenship and will capitalize on the potential of our new operations

and overall programming assets with a positive impact on our employees, advertisers

and the multiple communities we serve.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate prior results as a General Manager,

overseeing broadcast and digital operations with associated success in running

sales driven organizations that developed revenue across multiple platforms,

as well as promoted 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 necessary.

If you have the appropriate experience, a determination to succeed and want to

come work in ‘One of America’s Most Fun and Affordable Cities’ while living in a

community with rich heritage, original music, professional sports and Mid-South

hospitality, then forward your resume regarding your professional history and qualifications.

Please apply online: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/78518.html

Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

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 owns, operates,

programs or provides sales and other services to 107 television stations and 37

related digital multicast signals reaching 56 markets or approximately 15.6% of

all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes affiliates of NBC, CBS,

ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV, The CW, Telemundo, Bounce TV, Me-TV, and LATV.

Nexstar’s 56 community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and

verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where,

when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities.

Pro-forma for the completion of all announced transactions Nexstar will own, operate,

program or provides sales and other services to 110 television stations and

related digital multicast signals reaching 58 markets or approximately 18.0% of all

U.S. television households.