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Assistant Traffic Manager

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Chicago, IL
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About the Job

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Assistant Traffic Manager

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting has an opening for an Assistant Traffic Manager. If you have WideOrbit, traffic and sales support experience – this is the perfect opportunity for you! This is a hybrid work-from-home role.


Ensuring accurate logs, inventory, programming, processing orders

Administer staff training and coverage.

Work closely with station sales management, Account Executives, Promotions, and Traffic Manager to provide effective continuity scheduling.

Perform continuity duties partnering closely with agencies and digital spot delivery providers.

Assist Traffic Manager with various duties i.e. Workflow efficiency, scheduling, etc.

Other duties, as assigned.


Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for the job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Previous work experience at a television station group preferred.

Previous experience with WideOrbit a plus.

Good communications skills.

Ability to work in a group environment and meet deadlines.

Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.

Attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work closely with other departments and outside agencies with a positive attitude is a must.

Previous manager/supervisor experience a plus.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.


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