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KTUU-TV P/T Master Control Operators (2)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KTUU, an award-winning station in Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a pair of part-time Master Control Operators, each working approximately 25 hours per week. The successful candidates will be responsible for master control operation; audio operation; video tape operation; transmitter remote control; video control; and satellite reception control. They will monitor all on-air content, including audio levels and video of outgoing broadcast content. We’re seeking candidates with, preferably, a year or more experience in the field. A valid driver’s license, with a good driving record, is required, as is a high school degree/GED. Some collegiate or vocational training is preferred. The position offers a competitive hourly wage and various benefits, including paid time off, 401(k) and more. KTUU is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, Inc., which owns television, radio, cable and newspaper properties throughout the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via this video link

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate the master control boards.
  • Anticipate/prepare for breaking news.
  • Monitor multiple program streams to ensure correct programming and commercial run times, record any discrepancies.
  • Prepare the electronic playlist that facilitates program streams.
  • File commercials, programming, and other material into automation system for broadcast - input and trim spots.
  • Operate the audio console.
  • Tune in live shots for news.
  • Coordinate satellite feeds.
  • React quickly and appropriately to any issues with equipment and breaking news.
  • Communicate any issues with detail; communicate with producers before live newscasts on unusual changes.
  • Interact with other departments to obtain missing broadcast material, clarify instructions, and/or resolve technical issues.
  • Work weekend and weekday shifts.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Basic knowledge of TV video production.
  • Video tape experience - must be familiar with multiple tape and tapeless formats.
  • General knowledge of TV broadcasting.
  • Working knowledge with Avid Sundance automation.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions, able to communicate clearly.
  • Must be able to operate analog and digital broadcast equipment, software, broadcast video tape recorders, video servers, audio/video routers, audio and video control consoles, satellite receivers, and television transmitters.
  • Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Office and Google.
  • Basic knowledge of station programming schedule.
  • Ability to stay focused while monitoring signal quality and programming accuracy.
  • Must be able to handle high-stress situations and pressure deadlines.
  • Able to react quickly to changing circumstances while remaining calm.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, initiative to address issues immediately.
  • Able to work well with others in the department, as well as other departments.
  • Must be flexible to work any shift including, weekend, overnights and holidays.
  • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates please visit the following web site: www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number KTUU2098 to learn more about the position and apply. NORTHERN LIGHTS MEDIA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Offers of employment are contingent upon a pre-employment background check.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-26