Programming & Marketing Specialist

Posted On: November 9, 2021
Station/Company: KGW-TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

Programming and Marketing Specialist-11870
Primary Industry:
Broadcasting – Radio – TV
Manage Others:

This position works as the primary liaison between KGW, NBC, master control operators, and the programming/inventory team to coordinate national program schedules with local program schedules, help manage the promotion logs and contracts for KGW marketing, and ensure placement of NBC SWAP and spots. This position also oversees Children’s Programming and contributes to the Quarterly FCC 398 report.
• Around 30% of position will also help with daily tv and marketing production
• Contribute to a positive and constructive atmosphere and works to make the department and company more effective
• Works with programming/inventory team on program schedule lineup
• Checks NBC’s APT to integrate the national schedule with the local program schedule, to make sure the audience experience flows seamlessly
• Advises NBC of all clearances, out-of-pattern feed requests, delay broadcasts, and any emergency preemptions of network programming
• Keeps all teams informed of program schedules, programming changes, programming crawls, and contingencies in a timely fashion
• Works in Wide Orbit to assign program house numbers, episode numbers, and inventory codes as well as manage the daily KGW promotion logs and ongoing spot placement on orders
• Oversees the weekly program schedule for the TV Listings Services
• Coordinates the placement of NBC promo and swap spots to meet NBC Affiliate agreements
• Maintains all elements of Children’s Programming, including the required number of airings, and helps create FCC report

• Knowledge of Wide Orbit, NBC APT and FCC Children’s Programming requirements preferred
• Problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot, prioritize multiple projects, and work well with others in a diplomatic way when preparing a schedule or log
• Must be able to handle a fast-paced office environment and adapt successfully to change
• Great attention to detail and accuracy
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Expiration: March 08, 2022