Full Time Job

Master Control Operator


N. Mankato, MN 05-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KEYC:

KEYC News Now is a CBS, NBC, FOX and CW affiliated media company with a culture that values skills, encourages creativity and fosters professional growth.

Enjoy all four seasons in the booming Greater Mankato metropolitan area. The friendly, welcoming region is a happy mix of city and country living.

Job Summary/Description:

KEYC-TV has an immediate opening for a Master Control Operator. This full-time position involves weekend and weekday, overnight Master Control operations. The shift is typically four, 10-hour days with hours approx. 7 pm - 5 am.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

1. Keep accurate transmitter logs, program logs, discrep reports, EAS reports, transmitter readings, tower lamp log, etc.
2. Execute breaks and programming for 4 broadcast channels.
3. Check upcoming logs for missing material.
4. Ingest programs, commercials, promos and PSA's and prepare for air.
5. Operate automation systems.
6. Check quality of program feeds prior to air time.
7. Segment syndicated programming.
8. And other duties as assigned.

- Experience in master control is preferred, but training will be provided.
- The position will require availability for weekends, holidays, weekdays and occasional fill-in shifts in other day-parts due to vacation relief, emergencies, etc.
- A successful applicant will be dependable, focused, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure with strict deadlines and have strong multi-tasking skills. Needs to work and communicate well with others, but also be a self-starter.
- Computer experience and willingness to learn are a must.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkk624-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.