WOI 5 Master Control Operator in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:iUpdates and maintains signal control systems. iMaintains programming logs as required by station management.iSegments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.iPrints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.iMonitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.iSelects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.iReports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.iEnsures the station's compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.iPerforms other duties as assigned.Requirements and Skills:iTechnical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.iFluency in English.iExcellent communication skills, both oral and written.iMinimum three years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment. iProficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.iStrong PC/MS Office experience.iExperience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment.iAbility to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.Physical Demands and Work Environment:The Master Control Operator must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Master Control Operator must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.