Traffic Coordinator

Sales for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on February 14, 2024

job posting:

The Traffic Coordinator acts as Log Editor for WGN-TV, WGNTV.COM, and WGN Antenna, with responsibility for massaging advertiser separations, timing shows, checking formats, working ahead on upcoming specials, finalizing logs and sending to FLORICAL system. All of this is done in our broadcast computer system (Wide Orbit). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Receiving, interpreting, and inputting program information from our program department, distributors, production, and news departments. Assuring formats match what was agreed upon and matches what we are airing on our streaming log as well. • Working with sales and sales assistants answering questions regarding commercials, rotations, and special requests. • Working with our other departments to assure a clean look on air once the log is complete and processed. • Maintaining information on past programs and requesting that templates are created for some of our yearly specials. • Managing placement and sponsorships requested from advertisers. Communicating with other departments for billboards and placement. • Acting as backup for the commercial copy as well as special elements needed for advertisers. Requirements: • Requires a high-school diploma (college degree preferred) or equivalent related experience. • Must have at least one (1) to two (2) years of experience in TV, radio or with an agency traffic department. • Previous Wide Orbit experience is a plus. • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask in a busy environment are required. #LI-Onsite Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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