President & General Manager

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Description

KTVB, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Boise, ID, is searching for a motivated and high performing strategic leader to serve as President & General Manager. The television station delivers a wide variety of products that enhance the audience experience.  As the leader of this multi-media operation, the President & General Manager, working with the leadership team, is accountable for developing and executing a strategic plan responsive to the operation’s long-term vision.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of recruiting strong performers, building strong collaborative cultures, achieving financial goals and driving innovation. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, TEGNA Media Operations.


• Responsible for overall success of the station, with full accountability for content, sales, brand and operations across all platforms.

• Develops short, intermediate and long-range revenue and audience strategies to grow market share and engagement across platforms

• Designs and delivers programming that drives ratings and revenue growth strategies to maximize profit opportunities with the core business and new media business

• Works directly with the sales organization and clients to provide successful customer solutions

• Develops and manages the annual budgets, including accurate forecasting

• Identifies and delivers opportunities to grow multi-platform content and distribution capabilities

• Provides leadership in the community and builds relationships with advertisers, viewers and customers

• Develops skills of direct reports; builds a cohesive and accountable team




Job Requirements

 Skills & Experience Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, business or related field and 7+ years of strong performance in a leadership position with a multimedia company

• Experience building high-performing & diverse teams, developing staff, and fostering a culture of care & excellence

• Proven track record of successful leadership, innovation and goal achievement

• Top-notch critical thinking skills and data-driven decision-making capability

• Excellent judgment, role model, and community leader

• Demonstrated mastery of planning, prioritizing and achieving financial and strategic objectives

• Immersed in digital strategies and regularly engages with digital products

• Risk-taking, continuous improvement mentality; strives for new ways to win audience and grow business

• Effective communicator and inclusive leader who listens well, takes input from all levels, and creates a shared vision

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • Job Type: Executive
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/16/2020

About Us

The KTVB News Group is a television, digital media, mobile and social media organization dedicated to news, weather, entertainment and sports. KTVB's products reach more Idahoans each day than any other news organization in Idaho. Founded in 1953, the KTVB News Group has more than 100 employees based in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho. Products include KTVB-TV, KTVB.COM, KTVB Mobile and KTFT-TV.