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Traffic Log Editor


Phoenix, AZ
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Job Details

3002 Phoenix Hub

The Log Editor oversees inventory maintenance on logs for multiple log streams as directed by management. This position ensures proper separation, spot placement and fair and equal rotation on all log streams. The Log Editor proactively communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers regarding orders. In addition, the Log Editor: • Finalizes and sends log files for multiple log streams to all necessary locations. • Maintains inventory control of displaced spots for assigned log streams. • Serves as second tier back-up for Copy Editors.

Essential Job Functions

80%-Processes incoming orders into current week’s logs for assigned stations. Reinstates spots that may subsequently clear after initial preemption. Communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers about incoming orders. Informs Account Executives of errors on orders and assists with corrections. Verifies spot position and separation; finalizes logs. Transmits logs to appropriate servers. Processes orders related to assigned stations continuously throughout the day.

10%-Fills remaining inventory with assigned promotions set by the creative dept(s) of the stations supported by the Hub. Notifies creative dept(s) to review log before it becomes final.

5%-Maintain inventory control for future weeks.

5%-Serves as second tier back-up for Copy Editors.

Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent.

Experience: Two years experience in a broadcast television station’s traffic department or traffic role is required.

Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Previous experience using WideOrbit is highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to meet deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data.

Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete assignments.


The Meredith Local Media Group offers great career opportunities to be a part of a company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver the best news product to our viewers through multiple platforms.  We always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. Meredith currently owns 14 television stations that include FOX, NBC affiliates and two MY Networks and one Independent station.  Click the Contact Us tab to view our station locations.

We reach local audiences in more than 10 million U.S. households in top markets. Our network affiliates use the power of television backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients.

About Meredith Corporation: (NYSE: MDP; is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle,, Fitness, More, American Baby, EveryDay with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun- along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Company Industry 
Television Broadcasting

Meredith Corporation Headquarters
1716 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Meredith Local Media Group Human Resources
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