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Master Control Operator, Sports


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Master Control Operator, Sports

Jobid 23768-377385

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 35315BR

**Job Title** Master Control Operator, Sports

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs


**Role Summary and Purpose**

Work with a driven and highly motivated team to support the on-air operations of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.

As a Master Control Operator at NBC Universal (NBCU), you will be responsible for all aspects of maintaining and ensuring the reliability of all NBCU Sports Origination Center channels.

**Essential Functions (Responsibilities):**

+ Perform the duties of a live sports master control operator in a fast paced environment, including manipulating commercial playlists, executing program/commercial/marketing changes, managing playlists, sending logs for reconciliation and maintaining the overall reliability and execution of live sports network broadcasts.

+ Monitor and maintain the continuity and availability for 8 Networks (including 20 distribution channels)

+ Perform control room duties (Technical Director, Commercial Integration, and Associate Director) to support live events.

+ Perform ingest and quality control duties for on-air content airing on sports networks.

+ Work well within a team environment.

+ Continue to exceed expectations in on-air reliability and customer service for all NOC clientele.

+ Ensure reliability of on-air schedules in a dynamic environment.


+ 2 yrs experience in an On-air broadcast environment.

+ 2 yrs of experience in a live environment, specifically a strong background in executing live sports broadcasts.

+ 2 yrs exp demonstrating an overall understanding & knowledge of the television production process, broadcast operations & news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements

+ 2 yrs of proven knowledge of switchers, routers, comms, ingest and automation systems

+ 2 yrs of experience in ingest and quality control processes

+ Proven leadership, high energy level, strong attention to detail and strong team and communication skills

+ Ability to be flexible in approach, and respond well to pressure.

+ A track record of meeting or exceeding performance expectations

+ Possess strong troubleshooting and process skills

+ This position requires the ability to work any scheduled time, including nights, weekends and holidays to support the 24x7 on-air broadcast environment

**Desired Characteristics**

+ BA/BS in related field

+ 5+ yrs experience related field

+ Extensive and significant experience, understanding and knowledge of digital broadcast and production technical systems, standards and processes

+ Technical experience with automated, real-time systems, digital video and audio troubleshooting and test techniques

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Experience with work rules and scheduling

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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