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Master Control Operator


NBC5/WPTZ, a Hearst Television station, seeks a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking individual for our Master Control team. This full time position is responsible for the equipment that provides the content for our broadcast on-air program streams. You will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product and documenting transmission events.


Job Responsibilities:                                   

  • Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast on three channels.
  • Maintaining on-air operation to include running commercials, network and quality signals.
  • Monitor multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
  • Operate Harris Automation equipment.
  • Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
  • Observe transmitters and take remote readings.
  • Maintain program and transmitter logs.
  • Execute, edit, update and append daily playlists.
  • Acquire content from various distributors.
  • Troubleshoot and communicate issues and discrepancies with other MC and Engineering staff as needed.


Experience Requirements:

  • General computer and software experience required.
  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications.
  • Good vision, with or without correction, is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of VizRT graphics is a plus.
  • Prior experience with television operations and newscast production is a plus.


  • Will train the right candidate.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.


Apply on Career Site at Hearst Careers or email HUMANRESOURCES@WPTZ.COM

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-01-13