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Master Control Operator

Tribune Company
Indianapolis, IN
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Master Control Operator in Indianapolis, Indiana | Careers at IN-Indianapolis;6910 Network Place (WXIN/WTTV)
  • Master Control Operator

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/30/2019 3:51 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 pred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
    • Experience in a master control HUB pred
    • Knowledge of automation systems pred
    • Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
    • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems pred
    • 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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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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