MT - Master Control Tech, KRTV
Company: The E.W. Scripps Company
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: June 8, 2021
KRTV, the Scripps CBS station in Great Falls, MT is seeking to
hire a Master Control Tech! The Master Control Tech 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.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Responsible for observing and recording transmitter power and
frequency readings, adjusting them to legal limits if
Aligning satellite receiver dish, adjusting audio and video
levels as well as recording programs while down linking satellite
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
Dub commercials into video servers with proper audio and video
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
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
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
- Responsible for maintaining in a neat and orderly manner the
transmitter and microwave and station logs in accordance with FCC
Rules and Regulations.
WHAT YOU'LL 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
Six (6) months prior commercial television experience.
- One (1) year of commercial television experience
WHAT YOU'LL 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
Must have experience with automation systems.
Must be a person who is organized, accurate, detail oriented and
plans ahead under exact and immediate deadlines.
Good mathematic skills, especially with addition and
Good manual dexterity.
Excellent communication skills.
Must be able to work well under pressure.
- Must be able to work nights and weekends.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is one of the nation's
leading media companies, focused on creating a better-informed
world through a portfolio of news, information and entertainment
brands.Scripps will become the nation's largest television
broadcaster, reaching 73% of U.S. television households through 108
stations in 76 markets, pending regulatory approval of its
acquisition of ION Media. Committed to serving local audiences
through objective journalism, Scripps operates 60 local TV stations
in 42 markets. It is creating a national TV networks business that
will include ION Media's entertainment programming, Newsy's
straightforward headline and documentary news content and the five
popular Katz broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV.
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
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,
transgender status, 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.
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