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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

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