Tribune Company Master Control Operator in Indianapolis, Indiana
WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.
The Master Control Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the preparation of material for on-air playback via an automation system, supporting a 24/7 TV broadcast company.
Monitor the automation system for proper event execution; accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system
Prepare syndicated programming
Run commercial breaks during newscasts, as well as high value network and sports programming
Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
Keep all stations in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, closed captioning logs and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act
Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
Experience in a master control HUB preferred
Knowledge of automation systems preferred
Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
Familiarity with server playback and recording
Must be able to work independently and have the ability to problem-solve
Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.
Job Number: 2017-45799
Street: 6910 Network Place