Nexstar Media Group, Inc. seeks an experienced television professional to serve as Vice President & General Manager of WAVY-TV/WVBT-TV, its NBC/FOX duopoly in Norfolk, VA. WAVY is one of the leading NBC affiliates in the country and remains the longtime news ratings and digital metrics leader. WVBT is a leading FOX sports destination and also broadcasts 3 ½ hours of news, weather and sports every weekday.
Norfolk is the 42nd largest DMA and home to the world’s largest U.S. naval base. Known locally as Hampton Roads, the market comprises over a dozen cities in Virginia and northeast North Carolina and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. Locals enjoy its mix of coastal recreation, vibrant downtowns and relaxing rural communities and its mid-Atlantic climate is ideal for outdoor activities.
Ideal candidates will be professional, driven advocates of local broadcasting with proven success in leading revenue and ratings/digital metrics growth in their prior roles. Applicants should have strong leadership skills and be effective in collaborating with department heads and promoting teamwork within all areas of the station’s operations. An ability to engage local community leaders and develop long-term relationships with key station clients will round out the best candidates.
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About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 171 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 100 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv.