Programming Director / Station Manager
: Tyler TX
White Knight Broadcasting is seeking a Programming Director / Station Manager. The Station Manager will be responsible for programming content, delivery, format and schedule and will assure compliance with FCC rules, regulations and policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain relationship with television networks.
Preempt notices and make-goods
Complete television network Weekly affidavit.
Schedule local weekend programming
Compile weekly Advance Program Schedules
Include syndicated episodic information and local program descriptions
Send 13 weeks in advance to traffic hub
Send 4 weeks in advance to listing services
Send revisions as they are made
Weekly, Update 13-week grid in-house programming grid.
Daily, Review Interruption reports (Hub and News) & address programming issues.
Daily fill out & return Rentrak
Quarterly, provide paid avails to sales assistant.
Quarterly, update sales programming one-sheet grids.
More often for major programming changes.
Maintain Public File
FCC Quarterly Reports
Children’s Commercial Limits Certificates
FCC – 398 Children’s Report
Programs & Issues report
Coordinate production and traffic to update Public File on air announcements regarding children’s programming changes and reporting
Manage syndicated programming
Meet with syndicators.
Notify of preemptions and rescheduled make-goods.
Provide formats and satellite feed information to traffic and master control hubs.
Check daily CC email daily and address accordingly.
Track and schedule all movies, regional sports and specials.
Associated preemptions, make-goods and recordings
Compile sports schedules and distribute to sales, traffic, master control hub and production.
Send weekly email with game assignments to master control hub
Notify hub of every non-regularly scheduled feed (1-2 weeks in advance of event).
Provide satellite/pitch information
Movies, network make-good, specials, sporting events
Provide hub with op guidelines for every sporting or live programming event for overrun or tech failure
Include feed information, format and procedures for event provider.
Coordinate with production and traffic to create / air ID to inform public of core children’s programming make-goods per FCC guidelines.
Update White Knight syndicated programming spread sheet.
Maintain list of active programming contracts.
Upload new programming agreements to Contraxx database
Handle viewer phone calls and emails.
New season programming changes: Work with corporate on Fall Schedules.
Syndicated start date grids to traffic & master control hub
Complete surveys and time-period requests for network and syndicated programming.
For each syndicated show, provide updated format and satellite pitch.
Information to traffic and master control hubs. Promo information to CSD.
Work with sales and traffic hub to coordinate and schedule Mission Broadcasting public service initiative for 1st and 3rd
Ensure stations are compliant with all FCC Guidelines
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EOE. Posted 11/1/18.
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