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Master Control Operator


Location: Abilene, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group


Job Description

Category: Engineering
Position/Title: Master Control Operator

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.
•    Updates and maintains signal control systems
•    Maintains programming logs as required by station management
•    Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it
•    Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system
•    Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts
•    Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted
•    Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible
•    Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements
•    Performs other duties as assigned

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/31/2022
Closing Date: 7/1/2022
City: Abilene - 79605
State: Texas

Minimum three years' experience with digital electronic systems in a television broadcasting environment (More or less depending on market size)
Proficiency with computers, servers, transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment.
Strong PC/MS Office experience
Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment

Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Fluency in English.  Bilingual a plus.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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Job Req #: 16834