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Vice President/General Manager, KOAA

The E.W. Scripps Company
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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The E.W. Scripps Company is seeking a Vice President and General Manager to join our team at KOAA, the NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 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 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; reesponsible 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


  • Four year college degree preferred

  • Requires a track record of proven leadership success in team effectiveness, revenue growth, brand development, andmulti-platform audience growth

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


  • 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



Annual Salary: $240,000.00 - and up, commensurate with experience


  • A career path to grow your professional experiences

  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits

  • Eligible for annual bonus and long-term incentive plan

  • Retirement savings plan with company match

  • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.


The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-05-22
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