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Nexstar Media Group Master Control Operator, I in Chicopee, Massachusetts

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

NOTE: This position is located in Chicopee, MA.

  • Updates and maintains signal control systems

  • Maintains programming logs as required by station management

  • Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it

  • Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system

  • Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts

  • Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted

  • Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible

  • Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Skills :

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment.

  • Strong PC/MS Office experience

  • Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit

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