Producer / Content Coordinator

Tegna Portland , OR 97228

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description:

KGW is looking for a Content Coordinator to help identify and produce enterprise segments that run on KGW's morning newscast and other KGW platforms. This position is integral to the success of KGW News at Sunrise and our goal of bringing our audience unique, compelling and engaging content.

The content coordinator is one of KGW's primary contacts with the community and represents KGW to city leaders, business owners, entertainment management and just average people as they work together on our coverage. In many respects, this person is the voice of KGW and the Sunrise show in the community.

We are looking for a self-motivated team player who has excellent organizational, planning and strategic-thinking skills. This person must be flexible with schedule and be able to adjust workdays and work hours on short notice if necessary.

Job duties as assigned include the following:

  • Editorial calendar planning, development and tracking for KGW Sunrise, 4PM and 7PM shows.

  • Identify key audiences and communities, research stories and content that matters to them, create programming and live events to support targeted initiatives.

  • Oversee enterprise content for programming including live events, features, specials and daily live in-studio segments.

  • Collaborate with promotions and marketing departments to highlight coverage of the week; coordinate materials and video for promotional use.

  • Find and book ten live entertainment or lifestyle segments each week for evening programs.

  • Log and write program content as needed.

  • Conduct regular content review of programming.

  • Coordinate with news department for resources and staffing.

  • Should be familiar with ENPS, Edius and newsroom systems.

Job Requirements


  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, film, fine arts or equivalent

  • Two years experience line producing

  • Strong leadership, writing and organizational skills

  • An understanding of audience flow and meter strategy is needed

  • Desktop video editing and graphics production skills using server-based digital video systems are required

  • Demonstrated proficiency in using social media for news gathering, crowd sourcing, and interaction with viewers and sources

  • Engaged and active in social media including: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Knowledge of Portland and Oregon is helpful in this position but not required

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KGW you must complete the online application on the job page found on: and attach your resume and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers. TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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. In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities. 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.

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