Master Control Operator

WWLP-22News Published: December 27, 2018 (21 days ago)
Location
Chicopee
Job Type
Category
Equal Opportunity Employer
Yes

Description

 

TELEVISION MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Nexstar Media Group’s Northeast Operations Center and WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, seeks a qualified individual to join our operations team as a Master Control Operator.  Candidate will be responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of the on-air product, ensuring the transmission meets government regulations, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and preparing programming for playout.  Must also be detail oriented, have thorough knowledge of PCs, videotape R/PB equipment and related broadcast software.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate video switchers, and router panels, routing video and audio signals, file servers, multi-channel automation systems, and all related broadcast equipment.
  • Live-on air switching.
  • Server based distribution management.
  • Maintain on-air programming, as well as tune in satellite feeds.
  • Monitor transmitters, maintain logs, ingest and file transfer shows and commercials.
  • High stress environment with deadline pressures.
  • Position may include weekends, holidays and overnight hours.

 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Two year technical degree and knowledge of server based video operations is preferred; minimum of one year experience in television operations preferred.  Must have the ability to use vector scopes, waveform monitors, and other engineering test equipment and have a working knowledge of broadcast videotape/videodisc machine operations.

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