Station Manager


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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About

The position of station manager was originally designed to alleviate some of the pressures placed on the general manager. ... the general manager focuses on long-term strategies, budgets, community networking, business building, advertiser relations and policy making, while the station manager concentrates on the day-to-day operations, interfacing with department heads and handling personnel issues. - NAB's Guide to Careers in Television, Second Edition

Highlights
John Conte on the responsibility of a small market television station general manager
02:37
Alan Perris on managing local stations budgets
03:05
Ward Quaal on his book "Broadcast Management"
08:18
Who talked about this profession

John Conte

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John Conte on the responsibility of a small market television station general manager
02:37

Alan Perris

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Alan Perris on various local shows he programmed and his hiring process
06:51
Alan Perris on managing local stations budgets
03:05
Alan Perris on what he looks for when hiring staff
04:49
Alan Perris on advice to aspiring television executives
02:31

Ward Quaal

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Ward Quaal on the demographics and audience of WGN
01:48
Ward Quaal on being appointed the head of WGN Continental Broadcasting in 1960, and on his management style in broadcasting
06:26
Ward Quaal on his book "Broadcast Management"
08:18
Ward Quaal on the establishment of The Ward L. Quaal Company
05:52
Ward Quaal on continuing to work, and on his great success at a television executive
04:31
Ward Quaal on what makes a good program and on the then-future of broadcasting
02:28
Ward Quaal on his most important decisions as an executive
07:57
Ward Quaal on the importance of the NAB and on career regrets
01:44
Ward Quaal on advice to aspiring television executives
01:03