Director of Community Relations
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

Job Description

9NEWS Denver (KUSA & KTVD-TV), is seeking a Director of Community Relations. This position will drive community outreach through successfully developing and managing station partnerships, community events and campaigns. 

This position is not only a key liaison between KUSA and the community, but also serves on several non-profit boards, and projects a positive image of support for community concerns, giving particular attention to playing an advocacy role for our community. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling on-site tours of non-profit facilities and programs to better evaluate funding recommendations on behalf of the TEGNA Foundation and providing content suggestions that are true to 9NEWS. 
  • Keeping the entire management team informed of legislative issues and important feedback from community leaders on matters of importance and concern to the community
  • Brainstorming with the Marketing staff and other department heads to create effective on-air and digital support for community issues and sponsorship
  • Participating as a member of the Executive and Marketing Committees to determine long-range goals for 9NEWS, allocating station dollars to non-profit fund-raising events, and coordinating the station’s representation at functions.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

A College degree with minimum 3 years related experience in a television station preferred. Successful candidate will have the ability to develop and maintain strong community relationships. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, solid organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities, ability to work under deadline pressures, attention to detail, proficient computer skills, and the ability to attend community events which includes some evenings and weekends.    

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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 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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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.