WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Television Sales Account Executive.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-4 years of media sales experience.
The Account Executive will be responsible for current accounts and new business development for WGN-TV, WGNTV.com and other advertising and marketing opportunities.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is willing to work hard and make a difference. Experience developing new business in TV, Radio, or other media is desired. Strong client service/relationships and computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Wide Orbit. Media Monitors and Matrix knowledge is a plus.
Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.
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