Host - Colorado & Company

Date Posted: 7/27/2019

Job Description

9NEWS, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Denver, Colorado, is seeking a dynamic and experienced co-host for “Colorado & Company”, a local lifestyle show. Candidate must have a strong on-air presence and delivery skills. Hosting includes conducting live, on-air interviews, facilitating product and cooking demonstrations, regular exercise features and daily chat segment.  Daily show prep, post show meetings, client meetings and field shoots are all required.  Writing, producing and editing of compelling and timely entertainment and lifestyle content for on-air, social and digital platforms is also required.

Candidate must have strong content judgement, strong writing and production skills, excellent presentation and reporting skills; knowledge of journalistic standards as related to on-air, digital and social presentation.   Must be a team player, committed to this full time position and comfortable with the pressures of a daily live show. 

If you are a high energy collaborator bursting with ideas and the drive to turn them into great TV, please apply to join the “Colorado & Company” team.

Job Requirements


  • ENPS, Edius, Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • On-air hosting experience required.
  • Ability to write and edit content for all platforms is expected.
  • Ability to shoot content is preferred.
  • Strong social media skills required. 
  • College degree preferred; Broadcast or communication emphasis preferred.
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:30PM with occasional evening and weekend and station appearances required.

About TEGNA:

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 

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

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.