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ViacomCBS Programming Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

REF#: 36586

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


CBS Boston is hiring a Program Coordinator responsible for keeping track of programming contracts for a group of CBS Owned Television stations including contract input and episode scheduling in programming software.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Programming contracts including input into programming software and uploading to shared site

  • Maintain Program Schedules and changes across network, syndicated, local and paid programming.

  • Maintain Program Names and House Numbers across all programming

  • Maintain Episode Numbers and episode scheduling for syndicated programming

  • Assist with Children’s Programming FCC filings and files

  • Assist with Paid Programing scheduling

  • Communicate and release relevant information to station, traffic, master control and listing services contacts.


Qualification requirements:

  • Working knowledge of programming software such as SIMS preferred

  • Working knowledge of WideOrbit Traffic System preferred

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred

  • Strong Communications & Organizational Skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn and take on all tasks assigned

  • Team Player- will be working will all levels in the organization

  • Ability to work under pressure against deadlines

  • 1-2 Years Television programming or traffic experience preferred

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled