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Master Control Operator

Master Control Operator

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US-FL-West Palm Beach
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Customer Service/Support

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The Master Control Operator is the entry-level position responsible for monitoring all technical broadcast activity for their assigned network during their shift. Master Control Operators are also required to perform various responsibilities inherent to their assigned network. This is a 3rd shift/night position.





  • Aggressive monitoring of network transmissions for quality control.  
  • Troubleshoots technical difficulties with play out system and takes appropriate action in consultation with the Master Control Supervisor to ensure continuous on-air operation of cable channels and other online delivery channels.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Have Basic Computer skills and know how to get around in Network Shares.
  • Know how to get around in a Remote Network Environment.
  • Know the difference between a Local Drive and a Network Share.       
  • Solve/troubleshoot problems in a crisis, i.e., computer/equipment malfunction or failure.
  • Submit a shift report detailing on-air activity (errors or discrepancies encountered, etc.)  
  • Reads television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of television production, including policies and practices.
  • Computer and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to work within a strict deadline.
  • Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure and without direct supervision.
  • Knowledge and operating proficiency with television production, control and editing equipment.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Computer skills with office equipment and software.




  • Prefer bi-lingual (English/Spanish), but not required.
  • College degree in a Broadcast or related field preferred.
  • Broadcast experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • This position is for 3rd shift, therefore must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.  

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                                                                                                    We offer competitive pay and a very generous benefits program, including: Medical, dental, vision, voluntary life & AD&D, paid time off, 401(k) and more.  Company is located in West Palm Beach, FL (downtown city place). Relocation is not included.


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