Master Control Tech II, KTVH

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KTVH, the Scripps CBS affiliate in Helena, MT is seeking a part-time Master Control Operator to join the team! The Master Control Operator is responsible for operating the Master Control switcher, manning proper audio and video levels and overseeing our channels air performance and accuracy resulting in a quality on air shift. This is a part-time position covering 9 hr. shifts on Saturday & Sunday evenings and covers vacations when possible. WHAT YOULL DO: - Responsible for observing and recording transmitter power and frequency readings, adjusting them to legal limits if necessary. - Aligning satellite receiver dish, adjusting audio and video levels as well as recording programs while down linking satellite feeds. - Back-timing and adjusting all On Air material to ensure that when a show is started, it will end at a pre-determined time using automation. - Dub commercials into video servers with proper audio and video levels. - Operation of all Master Control equipment. Responsible for switching and verification of commercials and program material to air with correct audio and video levels; any associated keys or EAS material. Maintain all required program logs. - Loading and playing back pre-recorded programs, public service announcements and news material. - Recording programs, promotions, Public Service Announcements and news material. - Responsible for on air switching of all programs, commercials, promotions and Public Service Announcements. - Operation of audio board and all associated audio equipment. - Tuning in satellite and ENG remotes. - Loading programs on videotape machines and server based equipment, adjusting audio and video levels for proper playback. - Operating Crispin automation equipment, MC Switcher and Transmitter Remote Control (analog and digital). - Monitoring transmitter remote control equipment and take appropriate action as needed. - Reading various scopes and other technical monitoring equipment. - Responsible for maintaining in a neat and orderly manner the transmitter and microwave and station logs in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations. WHAT YOULL NEED: - Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. - 1-3 years of operating a Master Control switcher in a television station or equivalent experience in a video production facility. - Six (6) months prior commercial television experience. - One (1) year of commercial television experience preferred. - Must have experience with automation systems. - Must be a person who is organized, accurate, detail oriented and plans ahead under exact and immediate deadlines. - Must be able to work well under pressure. - Must be able to work nights and weekends. WHAT YOULL BRING: - Knowledge of Master Control. - Ability to operate and have working knowledge of various videotape machines, video servers, scopes and switchers. - Knowledge of transmitter power parameters. - Knowledge of machine playback from a variety of tape formats. - Good math skills, especially with addition and subtraction. - Good manual dexterity. - Excellent communication skills. - Ability to sit for long period of time. - Ability to lift 20 pounds. - Ability to reach overhead. ABOUT SCRIPPS: The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nations fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way. As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company. #LI-NS1 #GD-NS1
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