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Master Control Operator

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Des Moines, IA
Date:
08/23/2017
2017-08-232017-09-21
Job Code:
2215
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Master Control Operator Jobs in Des Moines, IA

Master Control Operator

   
Job ID:
2215
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
Production
Location: Des Moines, IA US
Station Name:
KCCI-TV

Job Description

KCCI has an opening for a Master Control operator 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 during overnight hours five nights a week. 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.

Required Skills

  • 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.

Education:

  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.

Required Experience

  • Must have computer and software experience.
  • Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.

 

   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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