Master Control Switcher in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

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.

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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


  • 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

Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company's operations primarily include 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets,33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, Cox Reps and Gamut.


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