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Shift Lead/MCO


WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Shift Lead/Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.

The Shift Lead/Master Control Operator will have reporting and operator responsibilities as part of their day-to-day job responsibilities.



  • Ability to perform responsibilities of the Master Control Operator and operate all equipment associated with the master control system; make corrections and adjustments to playlist, program preparation
  • Gather daily/weekly reporting and deliver to appropriate parties; act as point of contact for questions regarding reporting analysis
  • Support Master Control Manager with performance management feedback and review of shift team
  • Assist with development of department training; ensure new team members are fully trained on new and existing equipment and able to operate the station within federal requirements. Provide group and individual training as identified
  • Assure adequate staffing on the master control function by overseeing scheduling and fulfilling regular shift responsibilities
    • Responsible for clear and concise documentation of problems and discrepancies
  • Lead by example and facilitate a positive work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelors’ degree in Telecommunications or equivalent experience required
  • 5 - 3 years in Master Control required
  • Previous shift lead experience preferred
  • Computer knowledge and automation systems required
  • Operation of satellite dish and receiver equipment preferred
  • Familiarity with server playback and recording preferred
  • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends


For consideration please apply to 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-18