Nexstar Media Group

  • Master Control Operator - Part Time

    Requisition ID
    2018-1672
    Category
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    US-IA-Wes Des Moines
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    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 station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.
    •Performs other duties as assigned.
     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    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 station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.
    •Performs other duties as assigned.
     

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