Job Description:

General Manager, WKAR


WKAR, celebrating a century of public media service from Michigan State University, invites candidates for the leadership position of General Manager.


WKAR’s broadcast stations include the region’s PBS, NPR, and classical music stations. Building on a strong University relationship, a motivated team, and an innovative culture, the General Manager will have the responsibility for the leadership, management, and strategic initiatives of WKAR. Additionally, the General Manager will lead in the fulfillment of WKAR’s mission and vision through quality programs, outreach, and service. 


WKAR is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion to enhance its ability to effectively serve the public as a trusted media organization.



A Bachelor’s Degree is required, along with a minimum of seven years of relevant senior management leadership experience in media, nonprofit, technology, business, or education fields. For additional information including application instructions, visit


The position is open until filled with initial review of applications beginning no later than September 15, 2022. WKAR is assisted in this search by NETA Consulting. For additional information, please contact Milton Clipper (, Tom Rieland ( or Skip Hinton (

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Location: 
East Lansing, MI
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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