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Tribune Company

Master Control Operator

Tribune Company - Salt Lake City, UT

Overview

KSTU FOX 13 has an opening for an experienced television Master Control Operator to join our team of broadcast professionals. The ideal candidate has experience with broadcast automation systems and/or strong computer skills or IT experience. Experience working in a broadcast hub facility is highly desired.

Responsibilities

Monitors the automation system for proper event execution

Prepares syndicated programming, runs commercial breaks during newscasts and high-value network and sports programming

Accurately checks every aspect of each log in the automation system

Keeps 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

Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material

Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

College degree in Telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required

Master Control experience preferred, experience in a master control HUB desired

Must be capable of using IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment

Computer knowledge, familiarity with server playback and recording, and automation systems preferred

Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred

Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts

Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task

Must be willing to commit to a background check

Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Master Control Operator Tribune Company - Salt Lake City, UT, United States

   

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.