Full Time Job

Master Control Operator


Denver, CO 06-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Media, Denver, CO, has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Denver CO, 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. The ideal candidate has experience with broadcast automation systems and/or strong computer skills or IT experience. Experience working in a broadcast hub facility is highly desired.
• Responsibilities
• Available for all shifts 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm, and 10pm to 6am.
• Shift times may change depending on operational needs.
• Monitors and controls the automation system for proper event execution.
• Prepares syndicated programming, runs commercial breaks during newscasts and high-value network and sports programming. Media managing commercial content.
• Accurately checks every aspect of each log in the automation system.
• Keeps 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
• Verifies material airing via the program log, Research and contacts appropriate source for missing material.
• Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Qualifications
• Technical degree recommended, but not required, or experience in a related field
• Fluent in English
• Minimum of 2 years in Master Control preferred, experience in a master control HUB desired.
• Experience with Florical automation preferred.
• Must be capable of using IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment.
• Computer knowledge, familiarity with server playback and recording, and automation systems preferred
• Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
• Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends.
• Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task.
• Must be willing to submit to a background check
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
• Equal Opportunity Employer

About Nexstar Media:

Nexstar Media Group is America's largest local television and media company with 203 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar's platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.

This is a non-exempt, hourly position. Hourly start rate is $19.23 per hour. Other benefits includes Vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K match.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxwj4-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $19,230 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.