Since it is a part of a publicly traded company, it is a very corporate structure. Primary focus shareholder value/not people.
Lots of moving parts. Contacting, qualifying, and presenting the stations' advertising platforms to prospective new accounts, and negotiating daily for rates and share of business from advertisers. Significant data entry to get orders into the system. Many commercials are displaced, and acceptable replacements must be found and approved. Working - more ... with other departments in the company on projects.
I increased my planning and forecasting skills.
The local management is good, but subject to the corporate structure, which often eliminates positions in each respective market and bundles t ... - less
ProsInvolvement with station events, promotions and sporting events.
ConsVery corporate structure, often at the expense of jobs & work environment