New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general managers at Nexstar stations in Denver and Sacramento, and at Morgan Murphy Media’s outlets in Victoria, Texas.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is looking for a vice president/general manager to lead its media properties in Denver (DMA 17), including KDVR (Fox), KWGN (CW) and the digital operations based there. Both KDVR and KWGN have strong news teams, covering everything from capital city politics to professional sport teams including the Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and the Avalanche.
For the right individual, this is an opportunity to join the largest station group in the industry and oversee a television station duopoly with a strong competitive position in the market. The individual will also oversee development of the station’s digital and mobile platforms including Fox31.com, one of the top visited broadcast websites in the market.
It’s an opportunity to identify new, creative opportunities and guide a local broadcast operation to new heights. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
According to U. S. News & World Report, Denver is the No. 2 best place to live in America.
Do I really need to say anything else about living in Denver?
OK, there are also nearly 100 breweries in metro Denver, and the sudsy area is host to the annual Great American Beer Festival that showcases more than 3,800 beers from 800 breweries around the country.
Pro sports teams include the Rockies (MLB), Broncos, (NFL), Nuggets, (NBA) and Avalanche (NHL). Denver offers more than 5,000 acres of parks, trails, golf courses and playgrounds.
Oh, and some mountains named the Rockies are nearby.
Nexstar Media Group needs an experienced television professional to serve as vice president and general manager of its Fox affiliat KTXL Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif. (DMA 20) as well as all of the station’s digital, mobile and social assets.
The ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of general management experience and will be professional, driven advocate of local broadcasting with proven success in leading revenue and ratings/digital metrics.
This job will require exemplary leadership, strategic vision with focused execution and an understanding of how to be hyper-local and a thoughtful community leader. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Sacramento is located just a few hours from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. According to U. S. News & World Report, drawn to the reasonable cost of living, abundant sunshine and ethnic diversity, young professionals and middle-class families are leading a population boom not seen since the Gold Rush.
Sacramento also beckons to foodies. Sitting in the heart of the Central Valley, the metro area is at the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement. Residents have access to an abundance of fresh, locally sourced foods from nearby farms, wineries and breweries.
Sacramento experiences a Mediterranean climate, and the region experiences most of its precipitation in the winter months. Sacramentans have a hungry appetite for the outdoors, which is partially satisfied by more than 200 public parks. With so many ways to be active, it’s no wonder Sacramento’s residents are among the fittest in the country.
Morgan Murphy Media is seeking an experienced broadcasting professional for an exciting and rare GM opportunity to lead its broadcast and digital operations in Victoria, Texas (DMA 204).
The general manager will have full oversight of its highly respected and successful Victoria Television Group operation which includes KAVU (ABC), KVCT (Fox), KXTS (CBS), KMOL (NBC), KVTX (Telemundo), KUNU (Univision), Antenna TV, 25Now, THIS TV, MOVIES! and MeTV, along with with digital news site crossroadsToday.com and Phase 3 Digital Agency efforts.
This is a unique opportunity to join a thriving, privately held broadcast group and duties include oversight of an exceptional operation with an experienced, dedicated, talented staff and state-of-the-art broadcast and digital facilities.
Their ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate prior results in a broadcast leadership role, will have strong interpersonal skills and experience directing department heads. They are recruiting someone with a track record of success and a broad range of experience in all areas of station operations with a focus on sales growth as well as an emphasis on local programming. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Victoria is an industrious city rich in agriculture and history, located in southeastern Texas, just 30 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. The Coastal Plains region of Texas is an area renowned for hunting, fishing and birding. Victoria is the county’s largest city, centrally located between Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Houston.
Victoria offers several cultural outlets including the Victoria Symphony, the Victoria Bach Festival, Victoria Ballet Theatre, the Children’s Discovery Museum, the Texas Zoo and the best theatre venue in the coastal region at the Welder Performing Arts Center that hosts local theatre productions and vocal concerts year-round.
The median home price is about $125,000 while monthly rent averages about $900.