JR08167 - Master Control/Hub Operator

Posted: 11/18/2019 | Expires: 12/18/2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Function: Production
Specialty: Operations, Television & Film
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Meredith's Atlanta Hub is looking for a Master Control Operator. The Master Control/Hub Operator monitors the on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Also Ingests programs, commercials and promos as needed.

 

Essential Job Functions

70% - Operates technical hardware and systems related to on-air operations. Monitors on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Records satellite feeds and ingests programs, promos, and commercials into play out servers.

Video editing as required.

15% - Documents on air operations through logs and reports including recording transmitter readings and writing discrepancy and shift reports.

10% - Communicates issues and problems to management and other personnel at local and remote facilities to ensure all material is ready for air.

5% - Participates in projects and special assignments as requested by management.

 

Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.

Education: College Degree or Technical Diploma preferred

 

Experience: At least 3 years of successful experience in a broadcast television station master control or operational/technical department is required. Experience providing master control/operational support to multiple stations is highly preferred. Experience with Harris Automation is highly preferred.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work flexible, varying shift schedules as needed including early mornings, overnights, and weekends.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.
  • Must have good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete work assignments.
  • Must be technologically proficient.

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