Local Traffic Coordinator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Description

​WXIA/WATL Atlanta is searching for a multi-talented, energetic and organized team player to join our Sales Support team as a Local Traffic Coordinator.  The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, work with a high level of accuracy, be very detail oriented, have the ability to problem solve and possess excellent communication skills.​  

Responsibilities:

  • Securing and processing traffic instructions for all advertisers
  • Entering all copy related information using our WideOrbit traffic software
  • Process all commercials received via FTP, Extreme Reach, internal production and other various delivery sources for daily processing by Master Control.
  • Maintain active and archival commercial library
  • Maintaining electronic files for all traffic instructions
  • Resolve commercial issues with master control, clients and sales
  • Provide customer service and other assigned tasks on a local and national level
  • Performance of other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work under pressure
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Must be highly motivated and ambitious with a "can do" attitude
  • Previous broadcasting experience preferred
  • Experience in WideOrbit Traffic preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.