Master Control Operator

Job Title: Master Control Operator – Full time and Part time Department: Engineering Reports to: Operations Manager SUMMARY The Master Control Operator airs programming, records satellite feeds, digitizes commercial and promotional spots, and ensures that WIFS is providing the highest quality broadcast possible. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Keeping our signal on-air • Recording commercials and dubbing tapes onto a digital server • Monitor station signal throughout entire shift • Check and record various transmitter readings • Keep detailed account of air times in daily traffic logs • Recording shows from satellite feeds and electronic transfer services • Timing out shows and entering into Wide Orbit server ADDITIONAL DUTIES BY DEPARTMENT • Engineering: Assist with daily maintenance of Master Control equipment, computers and software. • Traffic/Promotions: Thoroughly check for errors in the daily traffic log and report them to respective departments. REQUIREMENTS Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is helpful, but on the job training is provided. The job can move from a very fast pace to long periods of idle time, so the candidate must be able to stay alert and handle pressure well. Knowledge of tape systems (Beta, DVC Pro, etc), is helpful but training can be arranged. Other skills relating to the broadcast industry, such as video production or editing, are a plus and familiarity with computers. The ideal candidate will be very enthusiastic, flexible, and professional. HOURS: Minimum 24-40 hours WIFS – TV Attn: Chief Engineer 2814 Syene Rd Madison, WI 53713 or email: (No Phone Calls Please) Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC. Communications is an EEO Employer

Posted on: July 24, 2017

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WAOW-TV is seeking applicants for a Director position. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, have multi-tasking abilities, and excellent organizational skills. Additionally, the candidate must be eager to learn and be self-motivated. Responsibilities include technical directing newscasts as well as operating character generators, audio boards and robotic cameras. Basic understanding of Newsroom Control systems is a plus, but not required. The candidate will need to possess the necessary technical skills to interface with computer systems running a variety of operating systems as well as the ability to learn new systems. Other aspects of the job include Master Control duties and tasks, such as show preparation and linear feed recording. The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills and people skills. Previous experience in Television production is desired. Variable hours and days should be expected including morning, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Training is available and likely necessary for an applicant with the right aptitude and technical skills.

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Television Broadcast Engineer

WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time entry level broadcast engineer. Daily responsibilities include equipment and electrical problem-solving and repair under deadline pressure as well as facility maintenance. Relevant IT and support-related work experience. SBE Certification is a plus, but not mandatory. Organizational/documentation skills and emphasis on customer service a must. Position reports to Chief Engineer and requires emergency and occasional on-call duty. Valid driver’s license required. We offer a professional, challenging work environment, competitive compensation and benefit package, and encourage our employees to grow professionally with us.

Posted on: June 28, 2017

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