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Master Control Operator


WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.

The Master Control Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the preparation of material for on-air playback via an automation system, supporting a 24/7 TV broadcast company.



  • Monitor the automation system for proper event execution; accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system
  • Prepare syndicated programming
  • Run commercial breaks during newscasts, as well as high value network and sports programming
  • Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
  • Keep all stations in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, closed captioning logs and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act
  • Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
  • Experience in a master control HUB preferred
  • Knowledge of automation systems preferred
  • Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
  • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
  • Familiarity with server playback and recording
  • Must be able to work independently and have the ability to problem-solve
  • Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-01