• Shift Lead/MCO

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Shift Lead/Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.


    The Shift Lead/Master Control Operator will have reporting and operator responsibilities as part of their day-to-day job responsibilities.


    • Ability to perform responsibilities of the Master Control Operator and operate all equipment associated with the master control system; make corrections and adjustments to playlist, program preparation
    • Gather daily/weekly reporting and deliver to appropriate parties; act as point of contact for questions regarding reporting analysis
    • Support Master Control Manager with performance management feedback and review of shift team
    • Assist with development of department training; ensure new team members are fully trained on new and existing equipment and able to operate the station within federal requirements. Provide group and individual training as identified
    • Assure adequate staffing on the master control function by overseeing scheduling and fulfilling regular shift responsibilities
    • Responsible for clear and concise documentation of problems and discrepancies
    • Lead by example and facilitate a positive work environment
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelors’ degree in Telecommunications or equivalent experience required
    • 1.5 - 3 years in Master Control required
    • Previous shift lead experience preferred
    • Computer knowledge and automation systems required
    • Operation of satellite dish and receiver equipment preferred
    • Familiarity with server playback and recording preferred
    • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

    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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