Master Control Operator
Responsible for monitoring news and/or sports programming streams for quality for the assigned news channel
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitor on-air quality and automation systems for multiple program streams
Monitor closed captioning on the news channels for accuracy and order live captioning when necessary
Collaboration with editorial and control room staffs regarding live programming
Commercial break monitoring and manual insertion
Media management, segmenting and editing of news and sports programming
Look for opportunities to continually refine workflows, creating new efficiencies and capabilities
Clearly communicate with personnel internally and externally
Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all departments needs
Perform other duties as assigned
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Time Management: Must have the ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including automated on-air playout systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, microwave/satellite systems, bonded cellular systems and router systems
Deep knowledge of preferred systems: Dalet, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS, and Chyron Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.
Teamwork: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving.
Must work effectively within a team environment. Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy.
Strong attention to detail and desire to excel. Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision
Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines, work different or extended shifts and flexible with schedule changes
Must be willing to work during severe weather emergencies (hurricanes) and/or extended news and sports coverage
Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Production or equivalent work experience preferred Related Work Experience Number of Years Experience working in a television news and/or sport environment preferred 3
Normal office environment Communicates in person, by phone and by email
Push/pull/maneuver equipment up to 50 lbs Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds
Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
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