Project Manager

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Description

13News Now (WVEC), the TEGNA owned ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA is looking for an experienced and dynamic project manager who specializes in organization and cross department functions.  The successful candidate will support the leadership team as an agent of execution.  We’re looking for a true team player who can turn all the puzzle pieces into a clear picture.  This person must be a workflow enthusiast and have a proven ability to add value to projects and provide clarity to our staff.  A silo breaker, a dot connector, an over communicator, and a results enthusiast.   

This position reports to the Director of Marketing to help execute station projects including full station initiatives, community partnerships, new employee onboarding, Nielsen communications, WO Sales Support, programming communication and record keeping, audience engagement projects, Media Monitors, research and reporting for marketing and news, audience insights, station reporting for FCC, champion the brand.  Station Receptionist reports to this position.  Candidates should have three strong project management examples.


  • Responsible for organizing and executing station initiatives such as Angel Tree, Give Local 757, Military Now, etc.
  • Working alongside News management to execute content sponsorship opportunities. 
  • Handling station communication with Nielsen, a media reporting company.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with Department Heads, Leadership team, and mid- managers to ensure clarity on projects.
  • Recapping and presentation responsibilities including helping to prepare presentations for GM. 
  • Assisting Brand Manager and HR representative with Onboarding tasks including preparing schedules, providing workflow explanations, and welcome kits. 
  • Working with Director of Marketing and General Manager on programming information and record keeping.
  • Fulfilling station FCC requirements. 
  • Providing News and Marketing departments with information on audience insights, ABC programming, special events, and unique opportunities. Super user of Nielsen, Arianna, Wide Orbit, Scarborough, Kantar, etc.  
  • Working with Director of Sales on fulfillment, client information, client engagement, and tracking of sales initiatives including compliance. Working in Wide Orbit Sales for programming, ratings, estimates, and rate card.  Providing station data to Sharebuilder.   
  • Develop contacts and relationships in the community and work with the Director of Marketing on executing community activations. Including internal events and client parties.  
  • Serve on the Social Media Response team and be back up for election ticker/ school closings communication.
  • Managing Station Receptionist including scheduling, evaluations, and goal setting.


Job Requirements

Here's what you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or communications.  
  • Minimum five years’ experience working in a media company and/or Ad Agency. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others



 Here's what you need:



  • ​​Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or an applicable analytical field of study.


  • 2 to 5 years of analytical experience in a finance role, operations or any related analytical role.


  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and strong modeling skills.


  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently


  • Ability to effectively solve problems and address opportunities.


  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively in a fast-paced environment


  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented and results focused, and the ability to process transactions while meeting tight deadlines


  • Maintain a professional presence with strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Experience with Tableau, WideOrbit and Salesforce desired.​







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, 



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

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.