• Master Control Operator

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 7 months ago(5/6/2019 7:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.


    The Master Control Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the preparation of material for on-air playback via an automation system, supporting a 24/7 TV broadcast company.


    • Monitor the automation system for proper event execution; accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system
    • Prepare syndicated programming
    • Run commercial breaks during newscasts, as well as high value network and sports programming
    • Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
    • Keep 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
    • Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
    • Experience in a master control HUB preferred
    • Knowledge of automation systems preferred
    • Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
    • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
    • Familiarity with server playback and recording
    • Must be able to work independently and have the ability to problem-solve
    • Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

    Equal Employment Opportunity


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