Operator, Master Control

Job Description

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197  full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.  Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv.


EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


 


It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!


The WVNS Overnight Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.  This is an overnight shift with future potential for a shift change.


 


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 & Skills:



  • Available to work overnights

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment

  • 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


Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Master Control Operator must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Master Control Operator must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. 


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

More details

Name Job Description
Business Name WVNS TV
Education High School
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Job Shift As Scheduled
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