Vice President/General Manager, KTNV at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in Management 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada





Job Description:

The E.W. Scripps Company is looking for a Vice President/General Manager for our ABC affiliate, KTNV, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Scripps General Managers are collaborative leaders who model the company's core values and are accountable for all areas of the station multi-platform operation.  They work with station and corporate leadership to develop strategic and operational plans that will result in the growth of the station and its people.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:


  • Lead a fully functioning multi-platform media station with a focus on growing revenue and audience.


  • Be the primary leader in generating ratings and revenue. Develop strategic plans and operational plans for the station's growth in multi-platform content delivery and revenue generation that is in alignment with the local brand.


  • Lead with positive motivation, direction and insight while holding team accountable for attainment of operational goals.


  • Encourage innovation across all levels of the organization.


  • Provide visible leadership both inside the station and the community.  Develop strong relationships with key clients and other business partners.


  • Effectively communicate to department heads and all employees.  Create a collaborative, team-based environment.


  • Provide training and development opportunities to team members.


  • Responsible for all aspects of financial statements and ensuring station compliance with Scripps policies regarding those statements.  Responsible for station operating and capital expense budgets.


  • Enforce all FCC, EEO, SOX and any other appropriate rules and regulations.


  • Understand and adhere to company policies, and at all times adhere to the highest ethical standards.


  • Work transparently with divisional general manager and other corporate team members to improve multi-platform operations.


  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:


  • Four year college degree preferred.


  • Requires a track record of proven leadership success in team effectiveness, revenue growth, brand development, and multi-platform audience growth.


  • At least five years experience in a senior management position preferred.


WHAT YOU'LL BRING:


  • Proven ability to cultivate innovation, risk-taking and leading change.


  • Effective leader that demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for the company's mission


  • Must be proficient with station computer systems.


  • Prepare and monitor station budgets; maintain compliance with FCC rules and regulations


  • Organize, motivate and supervise staff


  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing


  • Establish cooperative working relationships both internally and externally.


  • Be an effective leader


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If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.





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