TV Programming Manager
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

Job Description

TEGNA is seeking a TV Programming Manager to provide sales support for the National Sales. The Programming Manager will act as the primary liaison with the Broadcast Networks and is responsible for implementing and maintaining programming inventory changes for multiple stations across all affiliates within the Tegna footprint. 

 

This position is preferably located in New York, NY, but we are open to considering candidates living in locations with TEGNA properties.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of programming changes, updates, “educated guesses” etc., within Wide Orbit Media Sales and the curation and distribution of Network notifications for national sales and throughout the Tegna station group.
  • Responsible for running multi-market reports (Arianna) for Premieres, Finales, Sports and Specials, providing analysis for Tegna station management and corporate to help with programming decisions.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have

  • a network television background with an understanding of ratings and audience data (Nielsen & comScore),
  • working knowledge of research tools including Arianna, NLTV, comScore SVE and other ratings software (Wide Orbit Media Sales, WRAP Sweeps, Medialine, Strata, etc.).

 

Qualifications:

  • 4-year college degree
  • minimum of two years experience in TV programming or research (or related electronic-media experience with research knowledge) is preferred.
  • Strong organization skills with an ability to curate and distill information gathered from a variety of sources.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel formula and macro writing a plus.
  • Strong interest in the television industry, as well as a positive, problem-solving attitude, are highly desirable.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 62 television stations and two radio stations in 51 markets, we are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups and reach 41.7 million television households, or approximately 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

 

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.

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About Us

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 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. 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.