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Station Name: KOCO-TV
Position Title: Master Control/Operations Technician
Position Category: Production
Full-Time Position? Yes
Type of Station? Television
Broadcasting Sector: Commercial
Geographic Market: Oklahoma City
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Position Duties: KOCO-TV 5 in Oklahoma City has an opening for a Master Control/Operations Technician who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly. Also, operation of robotic studio cameras, audio board and teleprompter during newscast productions, breaking news or other studio production. And other duties as assigned. Job Responsibilities include: •Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast. •Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network and local programming. •Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals. •Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures. •Observing transmitters and taking readings. •Maintains program and transmitter logs. •Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists. •Acquires content from various distributors. •Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
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Required Experience: Must have computer and software experience.
Preferred Experience: Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
Required Education:
Preferred Education: Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus or equivalent work experience.
Skills Required: Computer literacy is mandatory. Attention to details is imperative. Applicant must be able to multi-task. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills. Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions. Ability to learn specialized software applications. Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements. Operational knowledge of studio cameras and audio console.
Skills Preferred: Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus.
Submission Materials: Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply.
Contact Name: Blanca Vega
Contact Address: bvega@hearst.com
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Posting Submitted: 10/23/2017

The above information was accurate as of the posting date. If an application deadline is not specified, OAB will post the job for 45 days; therefore, this job may no longer be available. Job seekers are advised to check with the station to confirm the opening before applying.


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