Full Time Job

Traffic Copy Coordinator


Omaha, NE 06-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

The Copy Coordinator is responsible for scheduling the correct commercials with the appropriate order and for maintaining the inventory of all commercial material. The Copy Coordinator will also maintain the playout automation database and all commercial inventory in the station's play-to-air server. Additionally, the Copy Coordinator contributes to programming and FCC support as directed and front desk coverage.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee and coordinate the commercial copy process which includes, working with agencies and sales team to receive traffic instructions, entering copy instructions into WideOrbit traffic system. Maintain inventory of assigned cart numbers. Assign new numbers as needed and delete unused commercials in a timely manner. Maintain records of Spot Inventory & server usage by generating purge lists on a weekly basis of spots not needed & track advertiser requests to do so. Prep electronically received spots in the FTP folder by assigning the correct cart number and moving to the server. Assist as needed in project planning and preparation where traffic and automation are impacted. Run Public Service Announcement & Promotions As-Run reports as requested by various staff for ours &/or clients/associates records. Keep track of Barter-Make good spots for Syndicated programs that require such, report to Syndicators and schedule/provide Copy with Sales, the make good spots when applicable. Provide backup for other departments as needed.


Previous job experience of at least two years in television, radio or cable is required. Experience with WideOrbit traffic a plus. Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills. Ability to multi-task and understand and adhere to time sensitive weekly priorities and deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to interact both externally with clients and internally with co-workers.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3kxx9-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.