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News Coordinator at WTSP10News

News Coordinator

WTSP10News Tampa, FL Full-Time
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WTSP-TV, 10 Tampa Bay the CBS affiliate in the 11th Market, is looking for a News Coordinator. This person is multiskilled and agile when it comes to problem-solving and facilitating a fast-paced work environment. The position is primarily WFH now but will transition back to the newsroom in 2021.

The duties of this position include but are not limited to being a conduit between our general viewer emails, social messages (direct and post) and other digital outreach AND our content producing teams. This person would develop a response system under Director of Content  guidance and approval. The News Coordinator would funnel stories, comments and events to the appropriate news manager for dissemination and work to create a 100% response rate to all interactions from our community.  The News Coordinator is also responsible for valuable and needed assistance to the Director of Content. This is a support role for several administrative duties from scheduling, payroll, time card management, PTO requests, budget, expense reports, invoices.

  • Assists Director of Content in personnel related processes and paperwork.
  • Maintains Director of Content's calendar and files. 
  • Maintains staff personnel files. 
  • Assists Director of Content in contract maintenance.
    • Monitors contract outs, updates contract summary as needed.
  • Tracks monthly budget expenses; accrues as needed at direction of Director of Content.  Assists annual departmental budget.  
  • Processes/Prepares news invoices/department expense reports for news management.
  • Schedules the newsroom: processing and tracking vacation; works under news management supervision.
  • Ensures performance reviews are completed in a timely fashion.  
  • Provides clerical and administrative support for the Director of Content. 
  • Coordinates travel for Director of Content, newsroom recruiting and news coverage trips.
  • Coordinates news management and news department meetings.
  • Creates and distributes weekly news manager meeting minutes. 
  • Monitors timesheets and calculates overtime for News Department, with weekly report to Director of Content. 
  • Develops, coordinates and serves as primary point person for a social response.
  • Works with Director of Content to outline priorities for to achieve 100% response rate.
  • Disseminates appropriate information to appropriate news management for implementation and/or action.
  • Serves as digital/social ambassador and conduit with general newsroom email and social questions and comments.
  • Tracks and orders office supplies for news department.
  • Assists in processes for new-hires and on-boarding.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • College Degree preferred
  • High level of organizational and planning skills
  • A sense of humor and patience
  • Flexibility and understanding
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks & big personalities
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Proficient in Social Media


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 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


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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Tampa, FL

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Admin - Clerical, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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