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Assistant Traffic Manager

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
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Assistant Traffic Manager in Chicago, Illinois | Careers at IL-Chicago;2501 W. Bradley Place (WGN-TV)
  • Assistant Traffic Manager

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/21/2019 10:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Assistant Traffic Manager is responsible for overall assurance of all Traffic responsibilities including but not limited to order approval, overseeing copy coordinator and back-up to Director of Traffic.


    • Manage the daily logs for WGN-TV and WGN-WEB logs, which includes adding program information, timings, checking conflicts, working with Sales on clearance of commercials and handling the flow of commercial materials into all systems (FTP, Creative Files, Extreme Reach, and Rhozet).
    • Traffic Manger will need to be available after-hours as a contact along with Director of Traffic for timely decisions within a 24-hour day. Assist with training and working with Sales and Creative Services on non-spot elements, billboards, snipes, closed captioning, and tickers for all channels.
    • Assist with training and working with Sales and Creative Services on non-spot elements, billboards, snipes, closed captioning, and tickers for all channels.
    • Work with Program group on formats, specials and coding.
    • Enter show information in timely manner for Program Operations to receive into Brutus on weekly basis
    • Time, massage and check all shows and breaks before printing and releasing to Brutus/Air Control.
    • Main contact for Sales and Creative Services regarding billboards, tickers, closed-captioning, and local special productions.
    • Main contact for managing materials of all channels, purge list, number ranges, and maintaining house ID library.
    • Help find ways to streamline procedures and find best practices for Traffic, Sales and Engineering workflow.
    • Assist with screening of commercials for clearance in accordance with station policies and FCC regulations.


    • High School diploma (college pred) or equivalent related experience
    • Experience with the Wide Orbit system
    • Minimum two years of experience in TV, radio or agency Traffic departments
    • Pred experience in managing a department or team


    On-line : Please go to https://wgntv.com/contact/jobs-at-wgn-tv/ and search for Job ID 2019-50262.




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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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