Account Executive

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Description

KENS 5, a TEGNA-owned CBS Station in San Antonio, is seeking an Account Executive to join our sales team. We are looking for a driven, solutions-based seller eager to develop new business. If you are a highly motivated, creative thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you.


  • Utilizes knowledge of the industry, the competition, and the client to develop and execute client strategies
  • Develops new and incremental revenue by securing appointments with local businesses to discuss our interactive, digital, and television products
  • Creates multi-media advertising campaigns to include, digital and television opportunities, industry insights, proof of performance, and additional station assets
  • Provides exceptional customer service to new and existing advertisers
  • Communicates effectively with external clients and internal personnel

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • College degree with minimum 2 years’ media sales experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to compose and deliver strong sales presentations.
  • Proven track record of new business development skills
  • Knowledge of digital products and experience in cross-platform selling, a plus.
  • Good organizational, prospecting, and negotiation skills.
  • Computer experience in a windows environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and personal transportation required.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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About Us

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.