Position: Traffic Coordinator, Programming

Company: DeSales Media Group (Programming + Production)

Reports to: Director of Programming & Production

Overview:

NET-TV, New York’s Catholic Station is looking for a Traffic Coordinator who will be responsible for the accuracy of the program logs completed every day for NET TV. As Traffic Coordinator he / she will also be involved in every aspect of logging, assigning media ID’s, downloading and formatting interstitials.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate daily with the team, Programming, Production, Sales and Broadcast Operations regarding incoming orders/issues affecting copy and logs being worked on; and any discrepancies that prevent the accurate and timely completion of the logs
  • Prepare daily program logs by obtaining information such as source, time, and length of programs
  • Creating the scheduling grid by assigning air dates to programs (adding start date, start time, duration, end time, channel, and source information) based on the broadcast schedule
  • Ensuring all material scheduled for broadcast has been received; approves and schedules dubs of programs
  • Scheduling all “break material” between programs and every element that is intended for airing during each program
  • Managing the program library for both long form and short form content; sending dubs for all content sent to broadcast
  • Manage break formats for scheduled and upcoming programs
  • Communicate Missing Allocations to the Programming Team. Alert the team of any potential scheduling conflicts or issues
  • Addresses viewer complaints as instructed by the Programming Manager

Background and Experience:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • 1-2 years of copy, log editing, and order entry in broadcast/cable TV environment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate details and errors
  • Experience working with ProTrack or the ability to learn; or any equivalent combination of experience
  • Ability to conform to the time demands of the programming and television environment
  • Basic knowledge of Catholic Church, teachings, and/or faith-based traditions. Preferred not required

About DeSales Media Group:

DeSales Media Group is the non-profit communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Services include media relations and strategy, marketing and social media, ad sales, educational support, video production, large events, and news content. DeSales Media Group operates NET-TV, a cable television channel that reaches more than two million people in the New York area. Its news group produces a nightly television program, two award-winning newspapers (The Tablet and Nuestra Voz), and is growing its digital department, which produces original news and informational content. We don’t just cover our own backyard. We go where the news is happening. Recently, our reporters traveled to Puerto Rico, Texas, Colombia, Rome, and Hong Kong, Panama, and Ireland. The news department is the only outlet in the country to offer extensive live coverage of papal trips and recently completed live coverage of World Youth Day in Panama, and more than 40 hours of live in-depth reporting World Meeting of Families. DeSales Media is growing. We will soon be moving into a new building, which includes a state-of-the-art newsroom and studio. DeSales is looking for creative and experienced professionals who are motivated to make a difference. The company offers competitive salaries, and many benefits including comprehensive medical and dental benefits, paid time off, 403b, with a company contribution.