Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc
Grand Junction, CO
November 15, 2023
Job Type
Full Time


Nexstar Media Inc., America’s largest local broadcasting company, is seeking a Vice President & General Manager to oversee its media properties in Grand Junction, Colorado (DMA #188). The General Manager will have full oversight of Nexstar’s operations at KREX (CBS) and KGJT (My Net) and will oversee its operational agreement with Mission Broadcasting providing services to KFQX (FOX) through an SSA, as well as digital, mobile, and social media assets for all stations.


KREX was the first television station in Western Colorado. The station sponsors the Golden Apple Awards and is committed to the local community through its’ “First on the Western Slope” brand. The stations combine to bring 28 hours of news and programming to the community a week.


Grand Junction is located halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City in Colorado’s Western Slope region. The city is known for its natural beauty and is an outdoor-lover’s paradise. It offers a variety of year-round activities including hiking, biking, and fishing along with skiing and snowboarding. The city is home base for exploring Colorado’s wine country, Colorado National Monument, and the Grand Mesa. It has some of the most affordable single-family homes in the state. It’s minutes away from world class skiing, and only four hours from Denver.


The ideal candidate will utilize their proven skillsets and demonstrable experience in leading broadcast operational teams with sales-driven organizations, developing locally originated content, and commitment to community service to further propel our linear and digital audiences. Promoting a winning culture of teamwork within all station departments and prior success in maintaining a focus on operational efficiencies and growth in programming performance and new local revenue generation is required.


Essential Duties and Requirements


Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets. The right fit for this position will be a knowledgeable professional who is a driven advocate of local broadcasting and digital service to the community in which they have previously served, and a proven history of audience growth. In addition, ideal candidates should possess a strong track record of revenue achievement, share growth and financial expense understanding. This position requires a leader with exemplary strategic vision, focused execution, and a verified understanding of local outreach and thoughtful community involvement.  In addition to having a proven track record of managing high-performing sales, and news teams, the successful candidate must be effective in collaborating with department heads and staff members, while promoting teamwork within all areas of station operations, preferably with oversight of a large staff.  The ability to engage local community leaders and develop long-term relationships with key station clients is essential.


If you are interested in joining the executive ranks of Nexstar Media Inc. and making an impact in Grand Junction, Colorado- you are encouraged to apply online at


About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content, including 283,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s television assets also include NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property with over 120 million monthly unique users as of December 31, 2021. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering.  For more information, please visit



Annual Salary: $200,000.00 - 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

·         Retirement savings plan with company match

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

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