Part Time Job

Master Control Operator


Colchester, VT 10-24-2020
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
Job Description

Master Control Operator – LOCAL 22 (WVNY) and LOCAL 44 (WFFF) is looking for a part time Master Control Operator. This job is for the person that enjoys working with computers, servers and technical equipment. You must be incredibly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task. Responsibilities include recording and downloading content, monitoring the quality of feeds and operating master control software and equipment. Broadcast experience or computer orientation helpful, on-site training offered. Shifts will include overnights and/or weekends. Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.
• Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts
• Records/downloads and segments video content to the servers
• Maintains programming logs as required by station management
• Operates Master Control software and equipment as directed
• Ensures the station's compliance with Emergency Alert System and other FCC requirements
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Broadcast experience helpful
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners and other office equipment.
• PC/MS Office experience helpful
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Master Control Operator must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Master Control Operator must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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.