TELEVISION MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR
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.