Job Description:

Northwest Public Broadcasting seeks its next General Manager to lead our dedicated staff, colleagues, and stakeholders in strengthening and expanding quality news, arts, and entertainment services. As a licensee of Washington State University, NWPB is a trusted source of quality content, dedicated to enriching our community by sharing and creating distinctive programs which engage, enlighten, and entertain. NWPB reaches more than 3.6 million people in 44 counties throughout Washington state and parts of Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia, and operates a $7.4M annual budget. The General Manager will bring strategic and visionary leadership to the planning and execution of all aspects of the organization. NWPB is a community service of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at WSU. For more details and to apply online, please visit

  • Required Qualifications: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in area specialty or related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience, which has included at least four (4) years of management/supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Additional Requirements: Proven experience managing organizational changes; knowledge and experience of rapidly changing media technology and audience needs. Demonstrated familiarity and experience leading revenue generation and fundraising activities.

Screening of applications will begin November 5, 2020, and will continue until the position has been filled.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.


Job Location: 
Pullman, WA
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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