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Two at Local Station Groups Named ‘People to Watch’ in 2013

TVNewsCheck is reporting the Media Financial Management Association has named its five “People to Watch” for 2013 with two of the five, NBC Owned Stations chief financial officer, Christine Dorfler and Tim Busch, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Nexstar Broadcasting Group, directly responsible for making sure their local TV station groups turn a profit.

“The biggest challenge is anticipating how people are going to consume my product three, five, 10, 20 years from now,” Dorfler told Janet Stilson editor of MFM’s The Financial Manager magazine.  Dorfler’s former boss, Michael Jack, president and general manager of WNBC told Stilson, ““She’s not only an expert in her own area of the business but she’s one of those people who are intellectually curious, who will take the time to find out about other parts of this business.” Read more

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Christine Dorfler Named CFO of NBC O&Os

Christine Dorfler has been named chief financial officer for the NBC owned-and-operated stations, the company announced today.

Dorfler has worked for NBC Universal for a decade in a variety of different roles, most recently as vice president of vice president of finance at WNBC, the O&O in New York, and Telemundo. She will report to president of the NBC-owned stations Valari Staab.

“Christine has an exceptional reputation among her peers at our stations for being a leader with strong financial skills and an emphasis on achieving results,” Staab said in a statement. “She’s also highly regarded as a particularly good manager.”

In her new role, Dorfler will have financial oversight of the 10 NBC O&Os nationwide. She will start this week.