Part-Time Co-Host for Sales/Lifestyle Show

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

Job Description

WZZM 13 Part-Time Co-Host for Sales/Lifestyle Show:

WZZM 13, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a part-time co-host for its popular morning program, My West Michigan.  Candidate would host sponsored segments and create sales content for multiple platforms for local businesses.  This is a Monday through Friday position working part-time between 10-20 hours per week – hours each week will vary, depending on workload.  The successful candidate will be able to execute a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and work well with paying advertisers.


  • To work with the sales team and local clients in creating live or pre-produced sales segments for The Exchange.
  • Work with Sales Management and Account Executives to create mutually beneficial relationships with clients.
  • Properly coordinate and schedule pre-produced sales segments that might require travel to local businesses.
  • Schedule availability to be on-air weekdays between 9-10am and 12-1pm.
  • Provide an exceptional level of customer service to advertisers purchasing sponsored content.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 1 year experience as on-air host, or similar on-air duties
  • Experience working with digital and social media tools in a professional environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
  • A personal style that promotes effective communication and professional relationship-building.
  • Strong verbal communication.
  • Strong organization and time management.



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

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.