Jr. Digital Video Inventory Manager

Date Posted: 6/15/2019

Job Description

TEGNA  is breaking the mold for how media companies operate. We have committed vast resources to transform our company through various initiatives including the launch of our new “Over-the-Top” advertising services business, Premion.

Premion (www.premionmedia.com) is leading the way at the local and regional level with advertisers and connecting them to premium, long form episodic content from over 125 network partners (e.g. Fox, Sling, Turner, Pluto, Xumo and more).

The Opportunity:


TEGNA seeks a Jr. Digital Video Inventory Manager in Phoenix, AZ to manage the allocations of digital inventory for our OTT business, Premion. This position will report to the Manager of Inventory PartnershipsThis role will master all aspects of the inventory management process and protocols.  In addition, this role will be responsible for reporting on publisher delivery performance and will be the primary process owner and point of contact. Importantly, this role will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of Premion’s inventory distribution standards.


The ideal person for this role thrives in a fast-paced collaborative environment, wants an opportunity to make a significant impact in a high-growth industry, and all the while having fun working with a like-minded team of strong performers. If this is you, come be part of this exciting cutting-edge team at TEGNA!


  • Manage and own allocations of inventory on all campaigns
  • Maintain integrity and reconcile data across inventory management documents
  • Responsible for daily inventory cost and pacing reporting delivered to various stakeholders including senior management
  • Partner with publisher development team to ensure fulfillment of publisher guarantees and long-term supply strategy
  • Work with Ad Ops fulfillment and campaign management teams to streamline order entry process
  • Perform ad-hoc inventory and cost analysis to identify trends and make recommendations to publisher development, yield, and FP&A teams
  • Collaborate closely with publisher development on supply onboarding efforts
  • Establish cross-functional and collaborative relationships across the larger Premion organization

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • College degree with 0-2 years broadcast/cable/digital, technology, finance or operations experience
  • Exceptional knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office products (High proficiency in Excel preferred)
  • Experience with ad serving and reporting platforms
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced, high pressured environment to meet strict deadlines
  • Superior organizational skills – must be able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities with confidence, balance and vigor.
  • Strong email and written communication skills


Premion (www.premionmedia.com,) a division of TEGNA, is a first-in-market advertising services platform that offers ad insertion to local and regional advertisers targeting viewers consuming premium long-form episodic content “over-the-top,” in one streamlined solution. Premion has rolled out nationwide with ability to deliver campaigns in single and multiple DMAs, leveraging Premion’s Direct Sales team and TEGNA’s sales force of more than 700 across the country, connecting its more than 28,000 local and regional advertising clients.

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 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

Job Snapshot

About Us

Premion, a division of TEGNA, is the one-stop shop OTT advertising platform for regional and local advertisers. Through our direct relationships with over 100+ top-tier content providers, Premion simplifies the OTT buying process by placing ads alongside premium long-form (full-episode) and live streaming content across more branded networks than any other platform – in just one easy transaction.

Premion’s advertising platform delivers advanced targeting and seamless integration across multiple networks. Advertisers are assured access to brand-safe and fraud-free, guaranteed inventory that reaches the fastest growing and highly engaged OTT audiences.