Master Control Switcher

Location Charlotte, North Carolina Job Number 179009 Brand WSOC Television, Inc.


Will operate Master Control equipment in both automated and live/manual situations for multiple channels. The position will also involve shading cameras, tuning live shots (in planned and breaking news situations) and satellites, effecting emergency ‘squeezebacks’ and crawls. Will also ingest commercials and database shows from electronic and linear forms.

  • Must accurately perform the duties described above under pressure.  
  • A mature sense of judgment is required.  
  • Will be responsible for Tower light observations, EAS, Closed Captioning, station logs and transmitter compliance and reporting for multiple channels.
  • The position requires flexible shift schedules that may involve nights and/or weekends.


  • Previous television Master Control experience in an automated environment is required.
  •  Must be fluent in on-air automation and ingest functions. Must communicate clearly and interface with other departments.  
  • Must be able to operate personal computers and various software programs. SBE Operator certification and/or FCC General Class license is a definite plus.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-NC-Charlotte-1901 N Tryon St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing