March 25, 2024
Job Type
Full Time


Job description

General Manager

Lead our team in Providence, Rhode Island!

If you are in search of an opportunity to be involved with an organization that has set its sights on growth, look no further than WLNE-TV, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Providence, Rhode, Island.

WLNE stands for “We Love New England.” As the capital of Rhode Island, Providence has a rich history and is home to Brown University, Providence College, Johnson & Wales University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

Providence, the ocean state is surrounded by beautiful beaches. It is home to the celebrated restaurants of Federal Hill.

We are looking for a leader with a strategic vision who will work smart and guide WLNE-TV into the future.  The right fit for this position will be an experienced and knowledgeable professional who is a driven advocate of local news and programming in our community through multiple platforms.


In this position, you will:

  • Develop and execute the station’s strategic and financial plans.
  • Achieve budgeted financial goals and grow the Station’s revenue share and programming performance.
  • Help increase the Station’s viewing audience by serving the interests of the community.
  • Protect the Station’s license through disciplined adherence to FCC rules and regulations.
  • Train, manage, and motivate all Station personnel.
  • Be effective in leading department heads and staff.
  • Promote teamwork within all areas of Station operations.
  • Develop strong relationships with local clients.
  • Manage Station relations with the community.


  • Preferred 10 Years of experience in a similar role in a TV station or a senior Television management role.
  • Effective negotiator and motivator
  • Outstanding leadership skills required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Wide Orbit preferred.

WLNE Providence Operations LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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