Broadcast Media Credit Specialist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

Job Description

The TEGNA Financial Services Team, located in Dallas, TX, is seeking an experienced Broadcast Media Credit Specialist to join our growing Credit Team due to multiple acquisitions.  TEGNA is one of largest media companies in the United States, with brands that reach more than 90 million people per month. 

This position is responsible for maintaining high quality external and internal customer service while providing evaluation of credit worthiness of new potential advertisers, monitoring the credit risk of existing accounts, timely new account set up, review of accounts on credit hold, releasing of orders as well as processing credit card payments for customers. 

This role will provide the opportunity for personal and career growth for a motivated and well-organized person with excellent communication skills and who can work under deadline pressure with speed and accuracy.

Job Requirements

We are seeking an individual with:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years’ experience preferred.
  • Media finance experience (TV, Radio, or Digital) strongly preferred.
  • Credit and customer service experience required.
  • Experience with Dun & Bradstreet scoring preferred.
  • Experience processing customer credit card payments preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, and business math.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to multi-task successfully and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, centralized environment.
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create and contribute to a positive, team-oriented work environment.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and extended hours as needed.

 

The TEGNA Financial services team in Dallas provides financial services to all TEGNA television and radio stations including credit, collections, billing, and cash receipt services.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com

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