General Manager

WOSU Public Media
Columbus , OH

Application Deadline: Friday, Dec 02, 2022


WOSU Public Media, a service of The Ohio State University and a distinguished public radio and television licensee, invites applications for the position of General Manager.

This professional will be responsible for the overall vision, strategic initiatives, budget, management and reputation of WOSU Public Media, which includes PBS, NPR and classical music affiliated stations and multiple distribution arms.


Bachelor’s Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required;   Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is desired. Minimum seven (7) years of successful and relevant senior management leadership experience in public media, nonprofit, business or education fields is required. Experience managing and preparing a budget is required. Demonstrated experience as a fundraiser and relationship builder is required as is the ability to lead, manage, and retain a diverse, talented, motivated staff. A thorough understanding of public media and its unique programming, technology, fiscal and fundraising challenges and opportunities is desired. Demonstrated record of supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Must be able to define, effectively communicate and implement an organizational vision within and outside of WOSU.

A full position description and additional information is found here:

WOSU is assisted in this search by NETA Consulting. If you are interested in applying, send you’re a cover letter expressing your interest, a detailed professional resume, and a one-page vision statement for WOSU and public media. Applications and materials should be submitted by email to

Applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled. It is recommended that applications be submitted no later than December 2, 2022.

For additional information, please contact Linda O’Bryon ( or Milton Clipper (

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages applications from all individuals. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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