Programming Administrator-New Jersey

Ref#: 33614
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Riverside, NJ, US

About Us:
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.).

The Programming Administrator is responsible for keeping track of programming contracts for a group of CBS Owned Television stations including contract input and episode scheduling in programming software. This position is based in our Riverside New Jersey Operations Center. 

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
  • Maintain 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.

Experience Requirements:

  • 1-2 Years Television programming or traffic experience preferred


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 Skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Willingness to learn and take on all tasks assigned
  • Independent worker
  • Team Player- will be working will all levels in the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure against deadlines


Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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