Vice President/General Manager

Job Description

The E.W. Scripps Company is looking for a Vice President/General Manager to join our ABC affiliate, WRTV, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Scripps General Managers are collaborative leaders who model the company’s core values and are accountable for all areas of the station multi-platform operation. They work with station and corporate leadership to develop strategic and operational plans that will result in the growth of the station and its people.


Lead a fully functioning multi-platform media station with a focus on growing revenue and audience.

Be the primary leader in generating ratings and revenue. Develop strategic plans and operational plans for the station’s growth in multi-platform content delivery and revenue generation that is in alignment with the local brand.

Lead with positive motivation, direction and insight while holding team accountable for attainment of operational goals.

Encourage innovation across all levels of the organization.

Provide visible leadership both inside the station and the community. Develop strong relationships with key clients and other business partners.

Effectively communicate to department heads and all employees. Create a collaborative, team-based environment.

Provide training and development opportunities to team members.

Responsible for all aspects of financial statements and ensuring station compliance with Scripps policies regarding those statements. Responsible for station operating and capital expense budgets.

Enforce all FCC, EEO, SOX and any other appropriate rules and regulations.

Understand and adhere to company policies, and at all times adhere to the highest ethical standards.

Work transparently with divisional general manager and other corporate team members to improve multi-platform operations.

Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Skills

Proven ability to cultivate innovation, risk-taking and leading change.

Effective leader that demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for the company’s mission

Must be proficient with station computer systems.

Prepare and monitor station budgets; maintain compliance with FCC rules and regulations

Organize, motivate and supervise staff

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Establish cooperative working relationships both internally and externally.

Be an effective leader

Four year college degree preferred.

Requires a track record of proven leadership success in team effectiveness, revenue growth, brand development, and multi-platform audience growth.

At least five years experience in a senior management position preferred.

Education Required

Four year college degree



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