New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a general sales manager and a chief innovation officer for Lockwood Broadcasting, News-Press & Gazette and the Local Media Association, respectively.
KAKE, Lockwood’s ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kan. (DMA 72), needs an energetic general sales manager to inspire and guide an experienced sales team. The successful applicant will possess a strong track record of revenue generation through digital marketing solutions, understand the value of the station’s various media platforms and how they complement each other, and be able to effectively communicate that value to sellers and advertising partners. They will also be adept in developing impactful relationships with coworkers and advertisers at the decision-making level. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Wichita, the largest city in Kansas, boasts a wide array of diverse activities and a population equally broad in background and lifestyle. Wichita, which is located in the heart of the Midwest along the banks of the Arkansas River, is also the state’s largest metro area and business hub. And even though it includes more than a couple hundred farms, Wichita boasts a wide array of diverse activities and a population equally broad in background and lifestyle.
Residents find plenty of ways to stay entertained here, whether it’s perusing modern and contemporary art at Wichita State University’s Ulrich Museum of Art or imbibing in homemade beer at the River City Brewery.
Whether your idea of culture is a monster truck show, country music, theater, opera or ballet, you’ll find something that suits your tastes in Wichita. The median home price for a house is just around $150,000 and rent averages under $800 monthly.
NPG of Oregon with an NBC and Fox affiliate in Bend, Ore. (DMA 185), is looking for a general manager to be responsible for leading its efforts in providing high-quality and financially viable television programming in a multi-affiliate operation. The general manager works closely with department managers, news directors and other key personnel, to ensure that station goals and objectives are met or exceeded. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Bend is a small city on the Deschutes River. To its west are the lakes and peaks of the Cascade Mountains, with ski resorts and multi-use trails. In town, a trail leads up Pilot Butte, an extinct volcano. The Deschutes River runs right through the city’s center carrying people on rafts, SUP boards, kayaks and canoes during the summer months, while the nearby Mt. Bachelor provides locals with ample snow play options throughout the winter.
Located in the high desert of Central Oregon, just east of the Cascade Range, Bend is best known for its access to world-class outdoor recreation and a multitude of microbreweries. Along with unparalleled snowboarding and rock climbing, this slice of paradise offers access to higher education and job opportunities in healthcare, the tourism industry and the thriving brewery scene.
The Local Media Association needs a chief innovation officer, who can live anywhere, to manage select projects in Accelerate Local, LMA’s business model accelerator, and contribute strategically to others; lead or participate on teams that plan programs for key LMA conferences and experiential learning programs such as Chief Digital Clubs and Innovation Missions; and contribute to overall LMA operations, communications, fundraising, member service and industry support. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.