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Media Coordinator

Tribune Company
Huntsville, AL
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Media Coordinator in Huntsville, Alabama | Careers at AL-Huntsville;200 Holmes Avenue (WHNT)
  • Media Coordinator

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/18/2019 7:37 PM)
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  • Overview

    WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Media Coordinator to work in our Huntsville, AL station.


    The Media Coordinator 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 station. The Media Coordinator is directly responsible for maintaining our on-air look and monitoring the output of multiple tv stations at our Huntsville facility while ensuring all FCC requirements are met. This person is also responsible to ensure content is ingested and prepared for air well ahead of airtime and take measures to get re-feeds when required. Communicating continuously with Remote Master Control, Traffic, News, Programming and Creative Service Departments verbally and through emails is critical to this position.


    • Train and maintain knowledge of Master Control Operations and automation system used
    • Acquire and verify all shows, commercials and other materials are ready for air on all stations. Research and contact appropriate sources for missing material
    • Verify that media complies with all station and federal standards
    • Prep duties will include syndicated programs, movies, and paid programs
    • Be prepared to take over for remote master control operator if necessary
    • Steer satellite dishes and tune satellite receivers for feeds and live events
    • Notify Engineering in the event of an on-air technical problem
    • Collaborate and work effectively with master control HUB
    • Utilize knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, logging closed captioning and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act to ensure stations remain compliant
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications pred; equivalent experience required
    • 2 years’ experience in Master Control strongly pred
    • Knowledge of automation systems pred
    • Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
    • Previous knowledge/experience of content delivery systems, IP-based equipment, and Audio/Video monitoring gear
    • 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 early mornings, nights, holidays and weekends


    Equal Employment Opportunity



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