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Coordinator, Traffic

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Coordinator, Traffic
  • Coordinator, Traffic

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/9/2018 5:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    Would you like to be part of WGN America–the national flagship network of Tribune Media? WGN America, a new entrant into the world of cable television has an immediate opening in Chicago, IL for a Traffic Coordinator.

    The Traffic Coordinator will primarily be responsible for log editing duties which includes properly administering the on-air inventory by correctly placing spots and product integration according to the requirements given by the client and Account Executives in regards to time frames, programs and traffic instructions from sign-on to sign-off.



    •To manipulate non-program elements (commercials, public service announcements and promotions) assisting with formatting programs, adjust program timings and protect advertiser and product conflicts.

    •To organize, verify, and input episodic house numbers, program timings, advertiser billboards, snipes, and ratings information.

    •To verify promotional information and enter public service information on daily air logs as well as alternate logs.

    •To review pre-logged commercials to assure proper separation of products and spot placement. To avoid product conflicts and other log errors.

    •To time logs for a 24 hour day, finalizing and printing logs releasing logs to the Engineering Department for acceptance into our automated system. Uploading logs to the affiliate website.

    •To assist Traffic Manager with inventory control.

    •To review daily discrepancy report.

    •To determine the placement of commercials, program timings and format structure.



    •High School diploma (college pred) or equivalent related experience

    •Ability to operate a computer pably a broadcast system computer (such as Wide Orbit)

    •One to two years of experience in TV, radio or agency traffic departments pred

    •Comfortable with downloading video files, ftp sites, etc.

    •Ability to work in a deadline driven, highly detailed environment

    •Excellent communication skills


    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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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    Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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