Television Master Control Operator

Posted by Nexstar

Chicopee, MA
Posted: 2019-06-21



Nexstar NE Broadcast Operations and WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, seeks a qualified individual to join our operations team as a Master Control Operator.  Candidate will be responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of the on-air product, ensuring the transmission meets government regulations, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and preparing programming for playout.



Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Operate video switchers, and router panels, routing video and audio signals, file servers, multi-channel automation systems, and all related broadcast equipment.

• Live-on air switching.

• Server based distribution management.

• Maintain on-air programming, as well as tune in satellite feeds.

• Monitor transmitters, maintain logs, ingest and file transfer shows and commercials.

• High stress environment with deadline pressures.

• Position may include weekends, holidays and overnight hours


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Two year technical degree and knowledge of server based video operations is preferred; minimum of one year experience in television operations preferred.  Candidate must also be detail oriented, have thorough knowledge of PCs, videotape R/PB equipment and related broadcast software.  Must have the ability to use vector scopes, waveform monitors, and other engineering test equipment and have a working knowledge of broadcast videotape/videodisc machine operations.


Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer