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Broadcast Inventory Specialist

KWES-TV Midland/Odessa • Dallas, TX

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Art - Photography - Journalism, Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Inventory, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Job Description

TEGNA Commercial Operations, a TEGNA company located in Dallas, TX, has an immediate opening for an Inventory Specialist in a centralized environment using the WideOrbit traffic system. Responsibilities include commercial inventory management, revenue maximization, station log preparation and programming implementation. The candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, and a team participant with excellent communication and computer skills. TV Broadcast/Cable experience is preferred.

Specific responsibilities include:

*Execute assigned tasks with high degree of accuracy within specified timeframe according to published parameters and service level expectations.

*Provide successful solutions to situations presented by collaborating with co-workers, customers, and other stakeholders.

*Provide accurate and timely program log documents daily while ensuring that contents achieve client requirements and are aligned with station's revenue objectives.

*Ensures technical aspects of program logs provide for seamless integration with secondary master control system enabling automation.

*Maintain unplaced spots at minimum level, enabling maximum sales visibility to inventory by working with local sales to identify opportunities and oversold areas.


*High school diploma required.

*Undergraduate degree in marketing, mass communication or related field preferred.

*Minimum of one year of broadcasting or cable traffic or sales support experience preferred.

*Extensive knowledge of and experience with applicable components of Wide Orbit or similar traffic system is preferred.

*Proficiency in Microsoft products including Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel.

*Great people skills and ability to work positively with all personality types.

*Strong analytical skills.

*Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and customer service skills.

*Attention to detail and strong organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.

*Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines required.

*Demonstrates high personal standards - consistently reaches for excellence.

*Office hours appropriate to business hours of primary station assignment.

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 ID: 6433/5070
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