CBS Corporation Program Coordinator in San Francisco, California

Program Coordinator

REF#: 29991

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA, 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.).


KPIX 5/KBCW 44 has an immediate opening for a Program Coordinator. This is a challenging, multi-dimensional position with many responsibilities - including daily program scheduling of both KPIX and KBCW, and coordination with both the CBS and CW Television Networks. This position reports to the Director of Program Operations.

Specific Functions:

Maintain SIMS system

Input daily/weekly syndicator program schedules

Input local feature schedules.

Input "paid" program schedules.


Input CBS NETWORK AND CW NETWORK "E/I" and regular kids programs with proper designations.

Add new programming schedules as necessary. Provide Business with all required contracts, CSR’s from SIMS, and profit models for SOX and audit purposes.

Coordinate Program Satellite Feeds and Tape Distribution.

Make sure program schedules with satellite feed information is given to MC.

Make sure programs on tape are delivered on time and given to MC.

Check internal satellite record sheet to confirm that upcoming barter movie have been scheduled.

Program Information Communication

Provide Traffic with program timing/format and schedule information.

Update Titan TV Program guide line-up via Titan website.

Prepare weekly Program Schedules and send to all listing services.

Make sure all program changes are communicated quickly and efficiently.

Issue movie/feature schedules indicated long titles.

Public Affairs

Make sure "E/I" and regular children’s programs are always within the FCC Rules.

Provide "E/I" schedule information to the Community/Public Services Director for preparation of quarterly FCC reports.

Prepare program contingencies for "live" events including sports.

Help Program Director update barter program grid.

Maintain Program Department Files. Make sure each program files has all necessary information.

Assist with KSTW programming functions as necessary.

Monitor KPIX and KBCW on air; report technical and content problems; suggest improvements.

Track audience performance as reported by Nielsen; be prepared to assist with analysis of program performance.



Excellent computer skills primarily with microsoft office (word, excel)

ability to collaborate with inter-departmental colleagues and program distributors.

Excellent communication skills.


college degree or equivalent experience required


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled