Morning Content Manager

Date Posted: 9/1/2019

Job Description

TEGNA is looking for a Morning Content Manager for our fast paced and innovative morning show. The person must be a creative, motivational, and experienced newsroom leader. If you are a visionary who can successfully identify great, impactful content and develop a roadmap to meet the goals of WZZM on broadcast, digital and social platforms, this position is for you.


  • ​Leads team in the creation of unique, shareable content.
  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts.
  • Leads the producers and staff in all editorial decisions.
  • Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team.
  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: 

  • ​​​1-3 years producing experience with newsroom leadership role preferred.
  • Excellent people and conflict management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.​
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related a plus.
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, photojournalism, editing and content management systems a plus. 



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.

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About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WZZM 13, the TEGNA-owned he ABC affiliate serving West Michigan and Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WZZM 13 is the place to be.