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Master Control Operations Technician

Job ID: 953
Job Views: 203
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Postal Code: 73111
Job Category: Television
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 03.14.2019

Job Description

KOCO-TV 5 in Oklahoma City has an opening for a Master Control/Operations Technician who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly. Also, operation of robotic studio cameras, audio board and teleprompter during newscast productions, breaking news or other studio production. And other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast
  • Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network and local programming
  • Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
  • Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
  • Observing transmitters and taking readings
  • Maintains program and transmitter logs.
  • Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
  • Acquires content from various distributors.
  • Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.

Job Requirements

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Attention to details is imperative.
  • Applicant must be able to multi-task
  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions
  • Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications
  • Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements
  • Operational knowledge of studio cameras and audio console.
  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus or equivalent work experience
Required Experience:
  • Must have computer and software experience.
  • Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus. 

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