Full Time Job

Traffic/ Sales Assistant


Hazard, KY 06-11-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About WYMT:

WYMT is the CBS affiliate and dominate number-one station in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky. This regional station is located in the small town of Hazard and has three bureaus and serves more than 25 counties. WYMT provides award-winning local news, weather, and sports coverage. is the region's most powerful digital platform. WYMT is involved and dedicated to the local communities we serve, participating in numerous charities and causes. A second channel, Heroes & Icons (H&I), allows WYMT to offer even more local programming, including dozens of live high school and college football and basketball games each year.

The WYMT/Food City Mountain Basketball Classic has generated more than four and a half million dollars for local students and schools. WYMT has a proven record of turning out solid journalists capable of moving up in the ranks. Several anchors and producers have moved on to the Top 20 markets in the last couple of years. You can enjoy all four seasons … from snow-covered mountains in the winter to blooming dogwoods in the spring. With miles of trails and lakes, it is a popular destination for outdoor recreation, hunting, and fishing. The people of Appalachia are full of pride in their home and culture, and are some of the most welcoming you will find. We have a strong work ethic and are always willing to help our neighbors. You will certainly find a ''mountain family'' atmosphere at WYMT.

Job Summary/Description:

The Traffic/Sales Assistant position is primarily responsible for managing commercial copy including assignment of house numbers and data entry into the WideOrbit traffic system. The position is also responsible for the daily filling of the traffic logs and preparing the logs for our traffic hub. This positions will also provide support to our master control, promotions, programming and sales departments. Attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to work with others is a must. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and other computer systems is necessary and WO Traffic or traffic experience is desired but not required. Hours are (M-F) 8:30am to 5:30pm. 40 hours per week.

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Maintain with accuracy the commercial, promo, and PSA database in WideOrbit Traffic. This includes filing, and purging of information in a timely fashion
• Confirm traffic instructions to various advertisers and agencies as needed
• Accurately input advertiser commercial instructions into the WideOrbit database
• Fill and proof traffic logs for finalization by the hub
• Reconciliation of completed logs for billing purposes
• Retrieve, review and upload commercials, promos and PSA's for air
• Provide a dub list of needed materials for Master Control each day
• Provide admin support as needed to the GM, Sales Manager, AE's and Promotions Director on a variety of tasks
• Provide support to the front desk as needed

• 1-2 years in an office setting
• Ability to work well with others
• Positive Attitude

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WYMT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx09zz-34-239-170-244-42 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.