Master Control Switcher in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Master Control Operator 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.

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

 

 

Job Requirements

  • 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.
  • Minimum AA/AS (college) degree required; Bachelors’ degree in Communication, Radio/TV/Film or an equivalent combination of skills (trade school) preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be computer literate
  • SBE Operator certification and/or FCC General Class license is a definite plus
  • Must be proactive, well-organized and detail-oriented.

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