Under the supervision of the Group Leader, the General Manager is responsible
for setting the overall vision and direction of the station. In addition, the
General Manager is charged with leading by example to assertively foster a
spirit of collegiality, cooperation, and collaboration with members of the
Alabama Broadcast Group, other MG units, and MG corporate groups. This includes
setting short and long term goals, strategic planning, and expanding the revenue
streams of the station. In addition, the General Manager is responsible for
protecting the station’s FCC license and promoting a positive image of the
station to the community. Further, the General Manager is responsible for the
hiring and training of new Department Heads and ensuring the smooth operation of
Mobile – 36606
Four year college degree with 10 years previous experience in television
management, sales, or operation preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid
driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Progressive experience in television station management · Hands on experience
in News, Sales, and Operations · Knowledge of FCC regulations · Ability to
comprehend Nielsen ratings · Ability to comprehend news research · Ability to
use a computer · Ability to use the Microsoft Office programs · Ability to work
with minimal supervision · Demonstrated leadership ability · Ability to
communicate verbally in English · Ability to communicate in writing in
Periodic travel to division/corporate offices, bi-annual GM conferences, to Alabama Broadcast Group sister-stations, other MG properties in the region, and to call on agencies and clients.
Pre-employment background check and drug screen required EOE M/F/D/V Please apply on-line @ www.mediageneral.com/careers.
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