WTKR/WGNT-TV, a Tribune station in Norfolk, VA, is recruiting for a Master Contorl Operator to work in the Digital Operations Control Center.
The primary focus of the MCO is to insure accurate operation of remote computer terminal equipment controlling station video servers and automation systems at multiple locations. The responsibilities will include signal monitoring, network monitoring, and the ability to trouble shoot technical difficulties utilizing remote control.
A minimum of two years related broadcast experience preferred. Excellent verbal communication and telephone skills a must. Competent computer skills required. Excellent writing skills are necessary. Experience in automation and video server technology a plus. Ability to handle multiple evolving situations at the same time is essential. Must be detailed oriented. Ability to anticipate potential issues and to successfully resolve the issues before an on-air mistake occurs. Problem solving ability and quick decisions under high stress at times are required. Ability to communicate well with co-workers in team environment. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).