Job Title Operator, Master Control
Education High School
Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location Nexstar - WGMB - Baton Rouge, LA 70810 US (Primary)
Category Production Operations
Job Type Full-time
The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Updates and maintains signal control systems.
Maintains programming logs as required by station management.
Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.
Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.
Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.
Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
Ensures the stations compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned.