Details for General Manager - TN


Lockwood Broadcast Group is seeking General Manager candidates for oversight for its Fox station, WTNZ.

WTNZ is in beautiful Knoxville, TN nestled in the Great Smokey Mountains and home to the University of Tennessee. Knoxville offers many options for recreation and is known for its many lakes and access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park which hosts plenty of trails and a spectacular autumn leaf display.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of audience growth and increasing station profitability, will understand how to best utilize our social media and digital platforms to enhance our products, and be able to provide a positive work environment amongst team leaders and staff.

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Oversight of all strategic planning and station operations

• Maintain company policies and federal, state, and local regulations

• Develop and direct station activities to enhance on air and digital products while also having a positive impact on the community

• Maintain communications with Operations hub, station staff, industry groups, viewers, and customers.

• Motivate and mentor station staff


• Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent training and/or experience

• Proven track record of developing and leading teams at television stations

• Successful experience generating revenue while also controlling expenses

• Proficient in all MS Office programs

We are looking for a dynamic leader with a strong record of success in broadcasting who can create an environment for collaboration amongst stakeholders in order to drive station revenue and innovation while also holding station teams accountable for the attainment of station goals.

Candidates aspiring to grow their career with a solid broadcast group should send their resume to

Lockwood Broadcast Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.