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WWLP-TV Master Control Operator 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