KCMI Station Manager Search


97.1 FM Hope Radio is accepting applications for the position of station general manager. We are seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate, stable, approachable, organized, and eloquent professional to guide us with a vision for the future in bringing local Christian programming to our audiences.

Education and Experience

Three years of broadcasting experience. Seven years of management experience.  An applicant may substitute up to 4 years of accredited post-secondary education. Military experience may substitute for a year-to-year basis with a minimum of 2 years of civilian management experience.

Candidates who demonstrate a past history of managing FCC compliance will be highly sought after. All applicants who demonstrate, with evidence, an ability to learn quickly and to be resourceful in learning about FCC compliance will also be considered for this position.

Daily Duties & Past Experience Requirements

  • Maintaining compliance with FCC regulations as a full-service commercial C1 station

  • Leading Christian ministry

  • Budgeting, capital projects, facilities management, and improvement

  • Contract management

  • Interfacing with donors, advertisers, listeners, community members, and church bodies

  • Setting goals and making station policies

  • Preparing for board meetings

Occasional Duties

  • Determining on-air programming as well as performing some on-air work as requested

  • Troubleshooting equipment and thinking fast

  • Managing volunteers

  • Writing station updates in the Cross Times newspaper

About Christian Media Incorporated

CMI, started in 1977, is a locally owned and operated 501(c)(3) educational media non-profit. Our assets include a full-service commercial class C1 station, KCMI, along with a library, a newspaper, a website, a social media presence, a web stream, podcasts, and a translator. We also offer programming in Spanish. Our benefits include stipends for healthcare, life insurance, and cell phones. We offer paid time off for holidays, vacation, civic duties, sick time, and bereavement. We’re a close-knit family-like office group who are motivated by a ministry of service.

Application Instructions

Please send your cover letter and resume to resume@kcmifm.com or mail it to 209 E 15th St, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. No phone calls, please.