Executive Assistant

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Description

KVUE-TV in Austin, Texas is seeking a dynamic Executive Assistant who will use independent judgment and discretion to provide executive administrative support to KVUE’s Executive staff.  The ideal candidate is experienced in handling a wide range of executive support tasks with the ability to work independently and proactively with a positive demeanor.

The candidate also has the ability to work well in supporting a dynamic and fast-paced organization and managing multiple tasks and conflicting priorities proactively, with accuracy, flexibility and attention to detail. The position requires a high level of discretion and strict confidentiality of company proprietary information.

  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills, tact, poise, leadership qualities, and the ability to take independent action while maintaining a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Must be proactive and demonstrate consistent follow-through, judgment, time management, prioritization, and possess the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Responsible for coordinating calendars, scheduling meetings, composing correspondence, receiving and routing messages, answering inquiries, processing e-mail, arranging travel and reconciling expenses.
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative professional business relationships with all levels of management, employees, company executives and outside companies.
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations, meetings, and conferences, including coordinating facilities, telecommunication and equipment needs as required.
  • Assist with special reports and special projects as required.
  • Assist recruiting with scheduling interviews, I-9 administration and employee contracts.
  • Assist with additional administrative duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • College degree (or equivalent) plus minimum of 3 years’ experience providing executive level administrative support
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to work on multiple projects and track multiple deadlines with little follow-up
  • Demonstrated ability to organize daily workload by priorities
  • In-depth understanding and mastery of the entire MS Office suite, with ability to learn new software, systems and technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self-starter needing little supervision, demonstrating consistent follow-through, judgment and time management skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving with strong decision-making skills.
  • “Whatever it takes” attitude


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 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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About Us

KVUE stands for excellence - in everything we do. Whether it’s producing Austin’s highest rated newscasts, most popular news website, or most-followed social media outlets, KVUE is committed to being a positive contributor within our community, through our service. This goal is part of the foundation on which the station was built, and remains a guiding principle for the staff as we continue to honor this commitment. Our mission to inform and educate with local news and community outreach is accomplished on multiple platforms and extends throughout the year.