Copy Coordinator

Date Posted: 6/29/2019

Job Description

Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country!  KING 5 TV, KONG TV, and are part of TEGNA.  We are dedicated to providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our community and creative marketing solutions that drive results for clients. Our reputation has been built on dedication to our mission both journalistically and in service to the community we live in – our people are passionately involved.

KING 5 is looking for a highly enthusiastic, self-motivated Copy Coordinator to specialize in working on the copy desk.  If you are a creative thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, KING 5 Sales wants to talk with you.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with Account Executives and assigned Account Manager in processing & execution of broadcast and digital orders
  • Traffic & copy desk support: ensure the correct creatives are attached to linear broadcast and digital orders, including OTT (“Over-the-Top”) Premion campaigns
  • Interact daily with local direct accounts and local/national agencies with specific responsibilities around copy and traffic
  • Manage revisions and missing instructions for assigned advertiser and communicate with the sales department regarding the status of any issues
  • Send dub list reports to Master Control and make manual log changes as needed
  • Create and schedule advertiser in-content sponsorship elements (tickers & billboards)
  • Pull reports for AEs an advertisers on a regular basis
  • Other responsibilities and special projects as they arise
  • Provide backup support to Receptionist

Job Requirements

What you need:

  • College degree with minimum one year media sales experience preferred
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced, high pressured environment to meet strict deadlines
  • Solid time management, computer (Microsoft Office) and oral and written communications skills
  • Superior organizational skills – must be able to manage multiple priorities with confidence, balance and vigor
  • Strong analytical skills and impeccable attention to detail
  • Knowledge of video formats, codecs and bitrates, including Adobe Premiere (non-linear editing) and Adobe Media Encoder experience a plus
  • Wide Orbit Traffic experience a plus 


KING TV is a subsidiary of TEGNA.  TEGNA is the largest local media company in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k). 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application on the employment tab found on: and attach your resume and cover letter.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.


About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. 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 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 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 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.  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.


Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs.  We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news for the digital age.