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Master Control Operator


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Master Control Operator

Jobid 23768-380039

Location: Centennial, CO, 80111, USA

Description **Job Number** 35815BR

**Job Title** Master Control Operator

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Global Media Operations

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Colorado

**City** Centennial


Global Media Operations is a technical organization within NBCUniversal providing technical and operational services across the complete NBCUniversal content management, fulfillment and distribution ecosystem. We ensure that each of our networks, shows and films are reliably delivered to every screen around the world 24/7/365. We manage a best-in-class operation, leading the industry with our scalable, reliable, geo-diverse operation.

Global Media Operations’ team in Centennial, CO manages playout and monitoring for NBC and Telemundo’s Owned Television Stations, originates and monitors TV Everywhere streams for a diverse portfolio of cable and broadcast properties, and provides disaster recovery services for all NBCU networks. Our Master Control Operators play a critical role in maintaining 99.999% on-air reliability in this dynamic, multi-channel environment. Our Operators are technologically curious, obsessed with the details, and excited to solve problems as a team to get compelling content to your screens.

**Job Duties:**

• Maintain and manipulate on-air playlists, execute program/commercial/marketing changes, support live-event and off-air workflows, send logs for reconciliation and troubleshoot channel playout issues

• Manage commercial integration, including rolling commercial breaks, during taped and live programming

• Monitor and maintain the continuity and availability for 150+ channel streams

• Ensure continuity of programming by confirming that every piece of material is accounted for and ready for on-air playout

• Act as first line responders for internal clients

• Vigilantly protect our air by simulating the experience of a viewer and constantly checking for proper audio, video, captioning and picture quality

• With the guidance of Technical Managers, work as a team to promptly recover from any on-air discrepancies


**Basic Qualifications:**

• BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience

• Basic understanding of television production, broadcast operations, and/or news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements

**Additional Job Requirements:**

• Interested talent must apply via in order to be considered (note job #)

• Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO

• Must have unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States

• Must be at least 18 years old

• Must be willing and available to work flexible hours, including overnight shifts, weekends, holidays in order to meet the needs of a 24x7 operation

**Desired Characteristics**

• 2+ years of experience in a master control or production control room television environment

• Proven passion for media, television, and technology

• Unwavering composure in high-pressure situations

• Fluency in Spanish as a second language

• Acute attention to detail

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills

• Experience working successfully as part of a team

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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