Casual On-air Operator – Media Services – Corus

Calgary, AB, Canada Req #791
Monday, July 6, 2020
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
Casual On-Air Operator

About the Role

The Corus team based in Calgary is currently seeking a Master Control Operator to join their team. This position reports to the Supervisor, On-Air Services. This position requires shift work including overnights, weekends and Statutory Holidays.
The following highlights the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that can be assigned.

Excellent attention to detail
Firm understanding of broadcast operations workflow and process is required.
Good internal and external communication skills.
A firm understanding of the Master Control environment.
A good understanding of video/audio technical parameters.
Ability to troubleshoot signal problems.
Promote and represent Corus in a positive manner.
About You
What We Need From You:
Applicants should have at least one (1) year experience in television operations. Equivalencies will be considered.
A technical degree or diploma.
Experience with Harris automation, and a strong understanding of video/audio systems.
Experience with server based technology.
Experience manually switching live events.
Operate Ingest equipment to record/edit/playback material for broadcast
A positive attitude with a customer focus.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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