KCCI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, is searching for an effective Master Control operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. This person is responsible for the workflows that provide the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product, and documenting transmission events. In-person attendance is required.
Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, CBS network and local programming
Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
Operate “Imagine” or “Florical” playlist equipment Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
Observing transmitters and taking readings.
Maintains program and transmitter logs.
Executes, edits, updates, and appends the Imagine playlists.
Shade studio cameras during studio recordings or live events.
Acquire TVU Backpacks into their receivers as needed.
Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
Must have computer and software experience.
Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
Computer literacy is mandatory.
Works and communicates with internal and external customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner.
Committed to quality service.
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.