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Master Control Description – WMCN – September 2015 – Vacancy as of 9/29/15

Job Description: WMCN (IND) in Cherry Hill, NJ seeks a full time Master Control Operator to oversee all aspects and functions of a dual-channel, automated broadcast environment.

  •  Primary job responsibilities include loading and editing live playlists
  •  Submit timely discrepancy reports on scheduling, traffic and on-air irregularitie
  •  Ingest content and quality control of on-air and ingested content
  • Switch commercial breaks during live events
  • Updating promo content
  • Recording satellite feeds
  • Manage file based content and program libraries
  • Log new content into traffic system
  • Coordinate closed captioning of content
  • Operation of all equipment related to a master control environment
  • Report equipment problems to Engineers
  • Managing file storage devices including migration and purging
  • In addition to Master Control, ideal candidate is able to assist in production environment with cameras, audio mixers, teleprompter, graphics creation and occasional light editing
  • Requirements:
    • 2+ years of a live television experience in a Master Control environment
    • Experience with Harris ADC or equivalent automation preferred ‘
    • Experience with HD-SDI signals in addition to various HD and SO tape formats and associated equipment
    • Knowledge of file based workflows, video file structures, FTP
    • Use of video waveform monitors, vector scopes, and audio measurements
    • Knowledge of HD routers, IRDs and patch bays
    • Familiarity with playback servers and storage devices
    • Use of live master control switchers and logo inserters
    • Demonstrated proficiency with video proc. controls
    • Familiarity with computer networking concepts and troubleshooting is desirable
    • Working knowledge of Windows based office environment
    • Superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work independently and effectively with departments including sales, traffic, production as well as program providers and outside sources
    • Strong customer service
    • Dependable, punctual, consistent, regular attendance
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Available to work any hours and days assigned including weekends and holidays in a 24/7 environment
    • Ability to sit or stand for several hours This is a full time, non-union position with benefits including paid time off (PTO), 401 k and health insurance. Salary is commensurate with experience.
    • Please apply to: Mark Chesterton Operations Manager WMCN TV – Lenfest Broadcasting mchesterton@wmcn.tv 609-277-3740 Lenfest Broadcasting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V