• Assistant Traffic Manager

    Location US-CT-Hartford
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 11:50 AM)
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  • Overview

    Produce daily broadcast logs. Assist the Traffic Manager, as needed, in day-to-day supervision of Traffic Department.


    • Log editing: placing of rejected spots; separating competitive advertisers; moving spots into proper time range; proof and download daily logs for air.
    • Adjust the commercial format to maximize inventory utilization and company profit.
    • Program changes: perform changes requested by programming department and move spots with those shows, notify sales of any discrepancy between the programming and the sales orders.
    • Input daily episode numbers and compare programming to grid.
    • Assign copy for special events on logs such as ‘Snipes’, ‘Tied’ and ‘Billboards’.
    • Work with Account Executives and agency contacts to ensure proper rotation of spots as required.
    • Work with Ingest to insure proper programming is numbered, scheduled and available.
    • Commercial and program screening: view children’s programs and commercial spots that are to air in children’s programs for potential FCC/station license conflicts as needed
    • Order/Data Entry and order approval.
    • Work with other departments to create in-house programming formats.
    • Position requires performance of other department duties as needed for back-up, including back-up supervision of Traffic Department.


    • Attention to detail
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Computer literacy
    • College degree preferred
    • Knowledge of broadcast traffic or sales preferred.
    • WideOrbit Broadcast Management Experience highly desirable



    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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