Full Time Job

Master Control Operator


Winter Park, FL 06-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WESH 2/CW18 Hearst Television's NBC and CW affiliate in Winter Park (Orlando) Florida-TV has an opening for a full-time Master Control Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will 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, prepping them, timing them, and making sure they all play on air properly.

Job Responsibilities:
• Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast.
• 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
• Maintains program and transmitter logs.
• Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
• Acquires content from various distributors.
• Setup of microwave and satellite feeds for news and programming.
• Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
• Other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirements:
• Must have computer and software experience.
• Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Applicants must be reliable and punctual.
• Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.
• Computer literacy is mandatory.
• Attention to details is imperative.
• Applicant must be able to multi-task
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions a plus
• Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
• Ability to learn specialized software applications
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

• Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
• Military training and experience in related field will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dykmep-18-232-179-37-42 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.