• Manager, Traffic

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 5:53 PM)
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  • Overview

    KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Traffic Manager to work in our Houston location.


    The Traffic Manager plays an integral role in the success of the Sales Department.  By ensuring that logs are done correctly, all copy is input, and correct and future inventory is maximized, this position allows the station to maximize advertising revenue.  This position also works closely with Master Control to make sure logs are finalized by the daily deadline.


    • Responsible for inventory management on KIAH; ensure that displaced spot amounts remain at minimal levels. This would include ensuring that current week displaced spots are clear. 
    • Responsible for training Traffic Coordinator and Sales Assistants on copy, log preparation, & Wide Orbit
    • Demonstrate flexibility with deadlines to help the station maximize inventory and revenue.
    • Act as primary station contact for all Wide Orbit issues, questions, and troubleshooting.
    • Help to accurately coordinate all FCC/EAS/EEO needs.
    • Work to effectively staff Traffic department during time off needs.
    • Coordinate daily log production on KIAH. This includes inventory management, show list verification, coordinating material with coordinators, promotion needs and log printing.
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • 3+ years’ traffic experience in electronic media.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred, relevant experience required.
    • Extensive knowledge of Wide Orbit preferred.
    • Able to quickly learn new technology and new tasks.
    • Strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills are required.
    • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
    • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States


    Equal Employment Opprtunity


    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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