American Public Media
  • SCPR, Content - 29TA
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits Eligible

Who We Are:

Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) is a member-supported public media network whose mission is to strengthen the civic and cultural bonds that unite Southern California's diverse communities by providing the highest quality news and information service on air at 89.3 KPCC, online at and through KPCC In Person. Since our founding in 1999, SCPR has been a fast growing, innovative, multi-platform public service newsroom. Every day, our staff helps audiences catch up on the latest headlines, solve the complexities of life in Southern California, and connect curious communities to one another.

Your Role:

Southern California Public Radio's Traffic Associate works closely with the Traffic Manager to ensure the smooth operation of the traffic department and implementation of daily functions. 

Position Responsibility:

  • Coordinates production of KPCC's underwriting and promos.
  • Produces traffic logs for 89.3 KPCC, including entering underwriting and promotional announcements and resolving discrepancies.
  • Utilizing the traffic logs, creates and distributes information for sales reports and other departments as needed; maintains traffic files; inputs contract information (copy, contract dates, etc.).
  • Updates weekly NPR news and funding credits and submits affidavits to NPR monthly.
  • Working with the Traffic Manager assures station continuity information with programming, sales, marketing, live events, and development departments is up to date.
  • In conjunction with the Traffic Manager assures compliance with FCC rules and regulations and SCPR guidelines. 
  • Inputs into the traffic system the underwriting, promotional and event information, alerting others of scheduling conflicts and of other more subjective scheduling concerns.
  • Develops and maintains overall knowledge of programming and non-programming needs and issues. 
  • Assist Program Director with additional administrative duties and assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School degree or equivalent degree or experience required.
  • PC expertise with multiple applications (Windows knowledge helpful) and proven ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Experience with gathering of information, negotiation and customer service.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization. 
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, extremely detail oriented and accurate, with the ability to work under tight deadlines. 
  • A self-starter who willingly takes direction when required.
  • Must have good customer service skills
  • Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential component of the job 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of Radio

Reporting To This Position:                N/A

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Physical Demands: 
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.  
  • Working Conditions: 
    • Moderate noise level
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.


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