Part Time Job

Production Assistant / Master Control Operator


Salinas, CA 07-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Production Assistant / Master Control Operator (Part Time)

KSBW 8 (NBC) / Central Coast ABC / Estrella TV Costa Central, part of Hearst Television, is looking for 2 Part Time Production Assistant/Master Control Operators, who are self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team players. They will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, audio-board, graphics, and video equipment as related to live broadcasts and post-production. Candidates will also be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting, and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly. The candidates will generally work 24-28 hours per week and must be available for morning and weekend shifts.

Job Responsibilities:
• Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast
• Work also includes AVID editing (non-linear) for news and website content.
• Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.
• Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network, and local programming
• Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
• Operate Harris Automation equipment
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
• Observing transmitters and taking readings
• Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
• Report's equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.

Experience Requirements:
• Must have computer and software experience
• Non-linear editing experience a plus.
• Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Attention to details is imperative and able to multi-task
• Non-linear editing experience
• Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions a plus.
• Bilingual a Plus
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

• Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvp5m0-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.