Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Job Description:

WLS-TV/ABC 7, the #1 television station in Chicago is looking for a Program Coordinator.  This position acts as a liaison between program providers and internal departments to ensure programming is properly scheduled and airs in accordance with FCC guidelines.  This position reports to the Vice President of Program Acquisition and Research.    


Job Responsibilities:

Duties include creating and maintaining program schedules and grids, handling all schedule changes, coordinating network program information, writing procedures for live sports and specials, scheduling children’s make good ID’s and crawls, working with listing services, monitoring closed captioning and generating syndicator contracts. 


Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be pro-active in their approach to problem solving and will have strong organizational skills.  Must be extremely detail oriented, able to maintain weekly issuance of schedules for multiple channels, and have excellent communication skills internally and externally.    


Preferred Qualifications:

Three years prior television program experience preferred.      


Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree required.


Additional Information:

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at Requisition ID # 406193BR

No phone calls please.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL


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