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Business Development
New Business & Staff Development Manager
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Tegna | Saint Louis, MO
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Job Description

Job Description

KSDK, 5 On Your Side is looking for a conscientious, motivated, experienced newsroom leader to manage the administrative aspects of our busy and growing newsroom.

This person will have oversight over the many parts of our news operation that involve staffing, budgets, overtime, travel and training.


* Oversees scheduling and daily staffing updates for all news products, in consultation with news managers. Leads yearly vacation selection process for unions. Requires thorough knowledge of IBEW and AFTRA labor agreements.
* Works closely with Dir. of Content and all news managers on recruiting of news staff. Includes diversity outreach, candidate screening, reference checks, studio auditions.
* Coordinates yearly performance review process.
* Ensures smooth onboarding of new employees and current employees transferring to new positions.
* Works closely with TEGNA HR to make sure protocols are followed.
* Supervises interns, including selection and intern experience.
* Coordinates training of staff.
* Audits time cards and keycard records to track errors and tardiness.
* Monitors spending and payroll expenses in newsroom. Follows up on monthly budget variances to bring overages back in line.
* Seeks most cost-effective vendors to deliver newsroom services.
* Manages newsroom seating assignments. Leads newsroom committee. charged with designing more efficient use of furniture and space.
* Oversees school closings crawl.
* Collects information on news coverage for FCC ascertainment reporting.
* Coordinates talent visits with wardrobe and performance consultants.
* Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* College degree.
* News management experience required.
* Must possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity, and ethical decision-making skill.s
* Strong writing and organization skills.
* Must be able to calmly handle live news situations and changing events.
* A sense of humor, a plus!


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.