Master Control Switcher (Part-Time) - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/20/2023

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Job Summary

CMG Orlando WFTV is looking for a Part-Time Master Control Switcher! Duties include commercial ingest, segmenting shows from multiple sources, tuning in live shots from trucks in the field as well as satellite shots, breaking news support, squeeze-backs, and crawls. 


  • Operate Master Control equipment in both automated and live/manual situations for multiple channels.  
  • Responsible for quality of products, Tower Light observations, EAS tests, Closed Captioning, station logs, FCC transmitter compliance and reporting for multiple channels.  
  • Perform duties under pressure 
  • This position requires flexible schedules that may include any of three shifts, weekends, and holidays. 



What we look for


  • Previous television Master Control experience in a fast-paced automated environment is preferred 
  • Must be skilled in on-air automation and file based ingest, transfer, and playback functions 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and work well with other departments. 
  • Must be able to operate personal computers and various software programs such as Outlook, Microsoft Office, and others.  SBE Operator Certification is a definite plus 
  • A mature sense of judgment is required 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 52 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.


If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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