Needham, MA
September 29, 2021
Job Type
Full Time


The Programming Administrator for Boston market leading stations WCVB-TV (Boston) and WMUR-TV (Manchester) as well as their second digital sub-channels MeTV Boston and MeTV New Hampshire - reports to The Director of Programming and Communications and provides administrative support for the programming departments at WCVB Channel 5 and WMUR Channel 9.


  • Manage stations' program schedules (local, syndication, network)
  • Manage listings services and manage all feed/distribution information for programming
  • Responsible for managing and updating station's Over the Top (OTT) streaming clearances, black-out schedules, and MVPD program streams
  • Manage FCC Requirements and Reporting (Children's Programming Reports, Commercial Time Limits Compliance, and Closed Captioning Requirements)
  • Assist with social media promotion of station programming and respond to viewer correspondence
  • Interact with all departments at station, as well as network, syndicator, community partners, etc.


  • Ideal candidate should be proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Applicant should have outstanding organizational skills and be detailed oriented.
  • Preferably, applicant should have related experience working at a television station and be familiar with program operations, scheduling, and planning, as well as an understanding of FCC reporting requirements.
  • Be a strong team player, take initiative, and be an enthusiastic go-to person
  • Two to three years experience in the capacities listed above is preferred.


  • BS degree preferred
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

  • As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.


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