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Account Executive

Buffalo, NY, USA


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About the Role

WGRZ TV, The Buffalo, NY TEGNA Media Inc Company and NBC Affiliate, has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to join our dynamic forward-thinking sales team.

The Account Executive develops new and incremental revenue, focused on the customer’s return on investment. Retains and grows existing key accounts through insight proposals, proof of performance, and maximizing station assets. You would also be responsible for an existing list of active accounts that have a great opportunity for growth.

This position offers both a base salary and huge opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure.

COMPENSATION: Base Salary: 40k + Commission ($10k Minimum Guaranteed first year) + Bonuses


  • Ability to think and lead strategically

  • Proven problem solver

  • Ability to work in office 4 days a week

  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


  • Minimum 1 year sales experience

  • Local media sales experience preferred

About the Company

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email

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