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Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
POSITION TITLE: MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR
The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Updates and maintains signal control systems.
  • Maintains programming logs as required by station management.
  • Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.
  • Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.
  • Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
  • Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.
  • Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
  • Ensures the station`s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Updates and maintains signal control systems.
  • Maintains programming logs as required by station management.
  • Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.
  • Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.
  • Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
  • Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.
  • Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
  • Ensures the station`s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum three years` experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment. (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience.
  • Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

HOW TO APPLY:
CONTACT:
Please send resume to:
ABC 4/KTVX-TV
Attn: Dean Davidson
2175 West 1700 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104

Email: ddavidson@abc4.com
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19