Programming Operations Coordinator

Location: US-OH-Dayton Job Number 1712398 Brand Cox Media Group Ohio, Inc.


Programming Operations & Research Coordinator
Cox Media Group Ohio’s Programming Operations & Research Assistant is responsible for handling daily operational television programming duties (e.g. building schedules and working with Master Control to secure shows), FCC reporting and maintenance of public files, and preparation of basic research reports.  The candidate will be proficient in software used to support television programming and research or will have a demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software tools. 

Job Responsibilities
Creates quarterly program schedules for WHIO & MeTV
Maintains/updates MeTV Master Schedule for all Cox affiliates
Handles streaming black-out schedules
Updates record & air schedules and weekend procedures
Responds to viewer calls & emails
Updates television barter reports
Assists with securing contracts and streaming riders
Tracks ratings & revenue trends for syndicated programming renewals
Assists with cable retransmission process by researching carriage and setting appointments
Prepares FCC quarterly reports for TV & radio stations
Maintains TV & Radio public files, including uploading information
Documents adherence to closed captioning requirements
Assists with FCC license renewals
Assists with preparing various ratings research reports
Updates Holiday trends for retitling and assists with retitling ratings following breaking news/technicals
Updates inventory/data in Wide Orbit for sales purposes 


Experience with media-specific software is a plus (e.g. Wide Orbit, Scarborough (PrimeLingo), Nielsen NLTV, Nielsen Audio (Tapscan), Leigh Stowell, Kantar, etc.)
Competence with Microsoft Office, expert-level proficiency with Power Point & Excel is essential

Mandatory Skills and Background:
Professional interest in media (print, TV, radio & social/digital)
Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject from reputable university
2+ Years of professional experience 
Strong computer skills (including expertise in Microsoft Office products).  Experience using research software a plus
Team player who is able to manage his/her own workload
Flexible, enthusiastic attitude, willing to pitch in when required to get the job done
Ability to work in a collaborative environment and make innovative contributions  
Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OH-Dayton-1611 S Main St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing