FT Master Control Operator

US-CO-Denver
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-46540
Category
Engineering

Overview

KDVR/KWGN has an opening for an experienced television Master Control Operator to join our team of broadcast professionals. The ideal candidate has experience with broadcast automation systems and/or strong computer skills or IT experience. Experience working in a broadcast hub facility is highly desired.

Responsibilities

  • Monitors the automation system for proper event execution
  • Prepares syndicated programming, runs commercial breaks during newscasts and high-value network and sports programming
  • Accurately checks every aspect of each log in the automation system
  • Keeps all stations in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, closed captioning logs and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act
  • Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
  • Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • College degree in Telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years in Master Control preferred, experience in a master control HUB desired
  • Must be capable of using IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
  • Computer knowledge, familiarity with server playback and recording, and automation systems preferred
  • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
  • Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts
  • Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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