Master Control Operator

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2019-02-19

Description:

WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.

The Master Control Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the preparation of material for on-air playback via an automation system, supporting a 24/7 TV broadcast company.

Responsibilities:

• Monitor the automation system for proper event execution; accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system
• Prepare syndicated programming
• Run commercial breaks during newscasts, as well as high value network and sports programming
• Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
• Keep all stations in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, closed captioning logs and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act
• Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Experience:
• Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
• 1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
• Experience in a master control HUB preferred
• Knowledge of automation systems preferred
• Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
• Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
• Familiarity with server playback and recording
• Must be able to work independently and have the ability to problem-solve
• Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
• Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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