New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general managers at Nexstar’s NBC and CBS affiliates in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania and the other for a large broadcast company in a growing market in the Northeast.
WBRE and WYOU, Nexstar’s NBC and CBS affiliates in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa. (DMA 60), seek an experienced television professional to serve as vice president and general manager for the stations, as well as all digital, mobile and social assets associated with Pahomepage.com. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of general management experience at a commercial broadcast television station.
The right fit will be a candidate who is professional, and a 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 hyperlocal and a thoughtful community leader. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Although I have never lived in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, I have been there many times to ski, hike, fish, camp, and boat on the many lakes in the Pocono Mountains which surround the area. A tourist destination for those nearby in Philadelphia and New York, the Poconos is a year-round outdoor paradise that includes seven state parks, six designated natural areas, 17 state designated game areas, and the Delaware Water Gap National Park. There are several outstanding colleges and universities in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and the average home price is around $125,000.
A large broadcast group is seeking a president and general manager to oversee all aspects of local television station and digital media platforms in a growing market in the Northeast. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership acumen, be revenue driven, and have the necessary skills to advance an already strong, competitive position in sales, local news, programming, promotion and community involvement. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.