MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR – Cable 14

The Master Control Operator will be responsible for the accurate playback, recording, ingest, preparation, and logging of programming and interstitial material used for linear broadcast and online program streams. This role will interface with scheduling and automation systems and be capable of controlling multiple program streams. Will also interface with various video servers, computers, video delivery systems, IP and baseband video receivers, and quality control devices to ensure the highest level of program integrity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Ensures high-quality linear playback of all programming and interstitial content
– Assists in the distribution of content via YouTube and other Social Media platforms where scheduled
– Ensures accuracy of program logs and reports all deviations
– Oversees the operation of the multichannel automation system and is capable of manual on-air switching of all program streams as described in the station’s program log
– Observes working order of equipment and notifies proper technical staff if problems occur
– Responsible for the operation of all master control equipment and occasional assistance in other production areas where required
– Accountable for the quality control, recording, timing, and ingest of incoming feeds.
– Responsible for the health and safety of staff, volunteers and guests. Contributes to ongoing Health and Safety Policy development, training, and information gathering

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

– Post-secondary education in Television Broadcasting with 2-4 years of previous work experience with broadcast traffic and automation systems (preferably Broadview)
– Previous experience as an on-air Master Control Technical Operator
– Familiarity with broadcast video servers, master control automation, video routers and basic computer literacy
– The ability to operate standard equipment used in the production of television programming, including video cameras, non-linear editing systems, audio and video mixers
– The candidate should possess a passion for quality control, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multitask on various video systems
– The ability to maintain a consistent, pleasant demeanour in times of stress and in a stressful environment is an expectation
– The position includes shift work, including evenings, holidays and weekends, and operates under the Labour Canada Averaging Permit
– Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation in order to meet the expectations of the position

If you are supremely confident in your abilities and desire to succeed in this challenging role, please submit a cover letter and current resume no later than 5:00 pm (local time) on MARCH 18, 2022, via our on-line portal at:

WWW.CABLE14.COM/CAREERS

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