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Nichole Myers Youngquist

Broadcast Media Specialist Seeking New Challenges

Work experience

Nov 2002Oct 2014

Research and Program Director, Paid Programming Coordinator, and Traffic Assistant

KOIN - TV, Portland, OR
  • Supported a ten member sales team including managers by creating presentations demonstrating the effectiveness of advertising on the station. l Answered viewer phone calls and e-mails with patience which provided a positive reflection on the station.
  • Maintained accurate on-line FCC Public Inspection Files.
  • Trained personnel in FCC policies to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinated with Paid Programming Specialist to book infomercial time orders in several broadcast software systems.
  • Organized files for program contracts and infomercial orders.
  • Analyzed quantitative and qualitative research data for return on investment models which determined major programming decisions.
  • Made travel arrangements for software vendors which included booking flights and hotel accommodations on-line as well as organizing the meetings between clients, vendors, and sales team.
  • Collaborated in confidential strategic programming and website planning meetings.
  • Gathered ad copy instructions from clients, checked their accuracy, and relayed the information to the proper personnel.
  • Used top-notch Microsoft Office Suite skills for presentations, business correspondences, complex spreadsheets, e-mail, and scheduling meetings.
Mar 2001Nov 2002

Traffic Manager

KPXG - TV, Portland, OR
  • Edited a commercial log in the automated system which improved productivity when the engineers were unavailable.
  • Edited and verified the accuracy of the daily program logs using broadcast software.
  • Ensured that all Paid Programs and commercials ran in compliance with agency instructions.
  • Entered all national and local commercial orders and copy with accuracy.


Sep 1986Jun 1990

BA in Communications with emphasis on Broadcasting

Southern Oregon State College
  • Awarded the Outstanding Senior in Broadcasting honor