Master Control Operator

 Position: Master Control Operator:

 

GospelTV viewers are increasing and demanding much blended programming. This role will manage the Operation of 2 channels.

 

 The Master Control Operator (MCO) is responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of our on-air products by continuously monitoring, overseeing, and maintaining GOSPELTV/GOSPELTV KIDS programming.

 

This position's hours are Saturday: 9AM - 6PM & Sunday: 7AM - 4PM.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Encode programming for airing on GOSPELTV/GOSPELTV KIDS

  • Regularly Monitor programming and advertising on GOSPELTV/GOSPELTV KIDS
  • Receive and Schedule syndicated programming for GOSPELTV/GOSPELTV KIDS

 

  • Ensures transmission meets GOSPELTV/GOSPELTV KIDS quality standards.
  • Ensures the high quality airing of commercials with high run rates and minimized down time.
  • Switches on/off live events.
  • Controls audio equipment to regulate the volume and sound quality during television broadcasts.
  • Identifies and works to prevent, to the extent possible, problems and roadblocks.

 

Networking Knowledge:

 

  • Familiarity with Cisco T1/T3 and Fibe Networking
  • Proficiency with NewTek Routing Technologies in Tricaster
  • Knowledge of the Rushworks Alist systems
  • Hands on experience with FTP transfers
  • Hands on experience with BlackMagic Routers
  •  A+ knowledge of File storage and system backups

 

Prepares programming for future playback.

  • Observes monitors and converses with station personnel to determine audio and video levels and to verify that programs/commercials are airing properly.

 

  • Preview scheduled programs to ensure that signals are functioning and programs are ready for transmission.
  • Communicates with Sales, Traffic, and Account Services to make sure content is received and aired.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork functions as required.
  • Logs daily discrepancies and verifies all commercial inventory, taped events, and aired live events.
  • Collaborates with Ministry teams and with other departments to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.

 

  • Reports equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity as required or assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ of professional work experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience using computers in a professional work environment.

 

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunication systems.
  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot computers preferred; proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of modern operating systems, networks protocols.
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers and co-workers; strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Ability to analyze situations and use logic to address issues; careful attention to details preferred.
  • Strong work ethic with an emphasis on team commitment.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as a part of a regular schedule and/or dictated by business need.
  • Reliable and motivated to fulfill obligations; ability to work independently and without supervision.

 

If you are interested, send your resume to careers@mediainc.org