Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Master Control Switcher - WJAX/WFOX TV in Jacksonville, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

The 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. 

Additional duties include controlling robotic cameras, Calibrating and targeting cameras, Studio technical duties, and light editing 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Well versed on 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

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • 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. 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

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.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

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.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

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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