Traffic and Interstitial Specialist II



  • Create daily program logs for multiple KET program channels, with primary duties for KET 1, KET KIDS, and KET World.

  • Schedule interstitials for daily program logs as assigned utilizing the Myers ProTrack scheduling system; ensuring break guidelines are followed and spots are scheduled accurately.
    Implement on-air priorities as designated by the Director of Communications, ensuring that priority spots are in every break.

  • Monitor breaks to ensure appropriate and effective institutional spot content and messaging. Knowledge and understanding of particular audience groups and demographics are important to enhance KET’s marketing initiatives and on-air strategic communications. Monitor breaks to be familiar with institutional spot content and messaging.

  • Schedule pledge breaks within daily logs during fundraising drives, including inserting phone key information and ensuring correct program versions, etc.

  • Cross-check interstitial logs for alternate channels.

  • Fill in for Traffic Specialist I as needed.

  • Review and finalize program logs and route to appropriate people.

  • Handle and supervise all viewer services activities, including DVD retail orders and Reaction Line initiatives. Work with the Chief Content Officer to insure timely and appropriate notification of those initiatives.

  • Answer Program Department phones and offer assistance to callers; write and deliver, in a timely manner, accurate phone messages. Respond to viewer questions in a prompt and courteous manner and forward requests to appropriate staff. Check e-mail throughout the day and respond in a timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • College degree or equivalent experience.

  • This position requires a keen attention to detail and acumen for accuracy. An ability to consistently meet daily deadlines is crucial.

  • Must be able to work within a collaborative environment, with good interpersonal skills that effectively represent the Programming Department to the public



Dependent on qualifications and experience.



Please send KET application, cover letter and resume to: Employment & Recruiting, KET, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY  40502 or e-mail to, or send via fax to 859-258-7766.  Equal Opportunity Employer


Position open until filled.

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