Copy Coordinator

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Description


​KUSA/KTVD-TV, 9NEWS Denver has an opportunity with room for growth and professional development as a Copy Coordinator. This position requires a traffic-related background, strong work ethic and the desire to build upon current experience within the broadcast industry.


  • Maintain an open line of communication with master control operators, account executives, traffic operations and the promotions department so all can achieve shared goals and success.

  • Ensure copy assigned to advertiser schedules runs correctly based on agency instructions.

  • Compile daily dub list of all new spots; identify distribution source, QC for audio, title-safe and duration. Trim as needed using QuickTime Pro. Verify all materials have been ingested into the Harris server in master control, prior to their scheduled airtime. Identify and re-transfer failed spots.

  • Order entry for national sales offices – pre-clear new orders against available inventory, check programming ordered vs. scheduled, create and send make-good offers, send pre and post log times as requested by agency or sales representative.

Job Requirements


  • ​College degree preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • 1-3 years of broadcast traffic experience with working knowledge of WideOrbit or similar traffic program

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Must be flexible with ability to change direction, prioritizing between several different tasks at once

  • Hours of work vary. Hours are appropriate to business hours but may include occasional overtime


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.


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About Us

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.