Human Resources Business Partner

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Description

TEGNA is looking for a dynamic, business-minded HR Business Partner for a great opportunity supporting an innovative media company. You will support HR activities at our television stations in San Antonio, as well as other smaller market stations in Texas, to include employee relations, talent management, performance management, and employee engagement.

The HRBP must be results-oriented and partnership focused, with an approach that is responsive to and aligned with business strategies. You will be instrumental in facilitating an employee-oriented, high performance, diverse and inclusive workplace culture. You will be based in San Antonio at our station KENS5 and requires moderate travel to support our other smaller market stations in Texas.



  • Partner with leadership teams on organization and culture change, transformation initiatives, succession planning, etc.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to managers and employees on employee advocacy/engagement, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention and workplace investigations as appropriate
  • Champion diversity; drive and lead efforts to promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Partner with the stations and TEGNA leadership to develop policies and programs to attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce.
  • Work effectively with Human Resources, business colleagues and leadership team regarding recruitment, performance management, restructuring, coaching, training and special projects.
  • Work collaboratively with Human Resources colleagues on special projects and initiatives and best practice sharing.
  • Coordinate station internship programs and early career recruiting through relationships with local schools
  • Coordinate workers’ compensation, legal issues and compensation claims
  • React productively to change, effectively work at an operational level with multiple stakeholders, and act quickly and confidently under pressure.
  • Understand and adhere to local, state and federal laws regarding employment, wage and hour, OSHA and related laws.
  • Provide excellent customer service in terms of responsiveness, time management and communication.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resources or related degree.  Master’s degree or HR certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR generalist/HRBP experience is required.
  • A working knowledge of employment laws and multi-level recruitment experience.
  • Proficient knowledge/ability with all Microsoft Office Applications and using social media applications in recruiting.
  • Record of success advising managers on the full range of HR/people issues.
  • Demonstrate professional presentation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly establish effective relationships, collaborate, lead and influence.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and deliver results for multiple stakeholders
  • Strong ethical standards and integrity. 


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

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

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.