The former finance VP of WNBC New York is promoted to oversee finances for the company’s 10 owned stations.
Christine Dorfler today was named chief financial officer of the NBC Owned Television Stations, starting this week. In her role, Dorfler will have financial oversight for NBC’s 10 owned stations and their various platforms and will lead business strategy for the stations around all core financial processes. She will report to Valari Staab, president of the NBC Owned Stations.
Dorfler has worked at NBCUniversal for nearly a decade, most recently as VP of finance for WNBC New York and Telemundo New York. Previously, she was the director of finance for NBCUniversal’s Digital Media Group and also the director of programming finance for the USA Network and SyFy Channel.
Additionally, Dorfler served as director of financial planning and analysis for the SyFy Channel. She began her career with NBCUniversal as a manager of financial planning and analysis in NBCUniversal’s corporate finance department. Dorfler joined NBCUniversal from General Electric, where she was a member of the Junior Officer Leadership Program with GE Energy in Schenectady, New York. She also graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program.
A United States Army veteran who served four years as a Military Intelligence Officer in Europe, Dorfler supported peacekeeping operations in both Bosnia and Albania. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Villanova University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia.