Master Control Operator

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WXIN/WTTV, A Tribune Media Broadcasting station, is seeking Master Control Operators to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center. Two years in a broadcast Master Control preferred. Previous exposure to Louth automation and operation of satellite dishes/receivers a plus. Telecommunications degree or equivalent experience desired. Must be able to work independently during variable hours, including overnights, holidays and weekends.

Qualifications Necessary: College degree in Telecommunications or equivalent experience preferred. At least 2 years’ experience in a Master Control preferred. Computer knowledge and/or automation systems (Louth) preferred. Operation of satellite dish and receiver equipment preferred. Familiarity with server playback and recording preferred. Ability to work independently and work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends. Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines. Knowledge of EAS/Amber Alert systems and weather alert systems preferred. Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems (DGS/Media DVX/VYVX/Pathfire) preferred.

Job Description: Responsible for operating on-air equipment, recording hardware and satellite dishes and receivers in live or recording situations. Prepares material for on-air playback via automation system. Verifies material airing via program log. Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations. Other duties as assigned.

Other Information: Job offer contingent upon favorable results of background investigation. No phone calls please.

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