Full Time Job

Master Control Operator

Warner Bros. Discovery

Sterling, VA 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role:

Warner Bros. Discovery is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories, and the Global Technology & Operations team, of which the Master Control Operator is a member, provides the technological infrastructure and operations to ensure that audiences can enjoy Discovery's programming around the world and across platforms.

Provide quality control for and delivery of the on-air product. The key focus is to monitor air continuity, demonstrate job knowledge and organizational skills. Additional focus will be on demonstrating efficient computer skills.

Your Role Accountabilities:
• Monitor and maintain on-air continuity
• Take appropriate disaster recovery action when necessary
• Verify that program segments start and end clearly
• Verify all commercials, promos and graphics air as scheduled correctly
• Knowledge of automation systems, video servers, and graphic generators
• Monitor Closed Captioning, subtitles & V-chip for accuracy
• Monitor feeds for correct language distribution
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experiences:
• 2+ years of experience as a master control operator in a multi-channel environment
• Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts or Radio/TV/Film preferred
• Must possess excellent organizational skills, good verbal and written communication skills and proficient in computer usage
• Able to work weekends, overnights and holidays
• Automation experience preferred
• Familiarity or fluency in another language is a plus.
• Must be willing to accommodate a schedule in support of a 24/7 broadcast environment including weekends, nights, and holidays.
• This position is considered an essential position. This means that during times of inclement weather, emergencies, or when access to the workplace may be impeded, that employees in this position are expected to report to work to support business continuance, unless otherwise instructed by his/her direct manager.
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d25zk2-18-207-240-77-42 in your application.