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Master Control Operator


KOB Eyewitness News 4 in Albuquerque is looking for a qualified Master Control Operator.


Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Coordinates and monitors the video and audio portions of on-air programming.  Maintains station log to ensure the station’s output meets FCC technical requirements.  Set up and cues videotapes and programs on video servers for smooth transitions from program to commercial to station break. Controls program flow and timing.  Adjusts video and audio levels.  Operate video servers and computerized control systems as required. Three month rotation during overnights is required. Working Holiday and Weekend shifts may also be required.


At least two years of experience in broadcast Master Control or 3 years of solid broadcast experience with technical systems. Working knowledge of a wide variety of audio and video equipment.  Knowledge of FCC requirements in a broadcast facility. Ability to handle on-air switching of program materials utilizing manual and computerized systems. Good concentration to maintain flow and accurate timing of on-air programming.  Ability to work efficiently under pressure and handle technical difficulties in a calm manner.  Reliability, quick thinking, strong technical skills, and common sense are critical to success in this position.  Must have a valid drivers license and a good driving record, both will be checked.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive.  Work requires manual dexterity to manipulate button controls for on-air programming.  Hand and eye coordination control flow of on-air programming.  Must be particularly calm under pressure, alert and capable of making quick decisions.  Observes normal safety precautions while working in the master control room.

Job# 27-17
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-09