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Master Control Operator

Organization: WWLP-22News
Date Posted: 11/2/2018
Date Needed: 11/19/2018
City: Springfield
Location: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Primary Category: Engineering
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Associate's
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details

Nexstar Media Group’s Northeast Operations Center and WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, seeks a qualified individual to join our operations team as a full-time 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.  Candidate 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.




PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING 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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