Programming Assistant (WNYT-TV)

Requisition Posting Details

Requisition #:  19-1311 - Programming Assistant

About Us:  WNYT-TV News Channel 13 is the award-winning NBC affiliate for New York State’s Capital Region. WNYT-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence in all that it does. Whether it’s news broadcasts with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today’s issues, or, now more than ever, top notch digital content, we reach our viewers and followers with important information in the way they want to receive it. When you work for Hubbard Broadcasting and WNYT, you will join a team of dedicated and passionate professionals, working hard every day to improve our product and our community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate's duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage the daily guide for all program lineups. Generate reports internally and externally for publishers of TV guides. Manage communications with NBC through its internal systems (APT & Clearance Portal).
  • Serve as primary contact for syndicators regarding formats, show numbers, feeds and scheduling. Generate a work schedule for the Engineering Department regarding the ingest of programs.
  • Input all programming changes into Nielson and ComScore for rating purposes. Assist with the regularly scheduled FCC reports.
  • Understand the terms of syndicator contracts and insure all programming is aired within those terms. Generate monthly Music Rights reports for the Business Office.
  • Assist the Director of Public Affairs with station outreach to the community. Field and respond to viewer comments.



  • Candidate must be detail oriented, a problem solver and an effective communicator with all levels of management and all departments. Proficient with MS Office.
  • Knowledge of Media Star, Wide Orbit and NBC-APT is preferred. Strong written and oral skills are required.
  • Some college preferred.


Candidate must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.



EEO Statement:          We are an equal opportunity employer.