Overview:

KSTU FOX 13 a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Salt Lake City Operation Center. 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
  • Minimum of 2 years in Master Control 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 have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check

Equal Opportunity Employer

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: www.tribunemediacareers.com and enter job# 2017-45425 under keyword search.