Master Control Switcher (Part-Time) - WPXI TV in Pittsburgh, PA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2023

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group WPXI Pittsburgh is looking for a Part-Time Master Control Switcher will be primarily responsible for monitoring the on-air signal (video and audio), ensuring overall quality of scheduled elements and confirming the on-air accuracy of the Traffic log against the automation playlist. 


  • Well versed in Broadcast operations and procedural requirements to confirm accuracy and on-air readiness of scheduled material by checking the Traffic log and automation playlist. 
  • Recover on-air signal accurately in the shortest time possible. Manually operate on-air equipment with the same reliability of automation systems during high-pressure situations such as human and equipment error, recovering air in shortest time possible. 
  • Create clear, accurate and detailed reports of on-air discrepancies. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, react promptly to operational changes and have the capacity to meet deadlines. 
  • Ingest commercials and database programs from electronic and linear forms 
  • Be able to work flexible shift schedules that may involve nights, weekends and/or holidays 



What we look for


  • Prior Master Control experience in an automated environment is required. 
  • Must be capable in on-air automation and ingest functions. Experience with Imagine ADC automation systems is a plus. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Must be computer literate. 
  • Willing to work nights, evenings, holidays and overnight. 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 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. For more information about CMG, visit


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