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 (Milton@NETAConsulting.org),
Tom Rieland (Tom@NETAConsulting.org) or Skip
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.