Master Control Switcher - WFOX TV


Jacksonville, FL, US, 32224

Location: FL-Jacksonville

Job Title:  Master Control Switcher - WFOX TV


Position Overview

WFOX TV Jacksonville is looking for a Master Control Switcher to join our team!

The Master Control Switcher will be primarily responsible for monitoring the on-air signal (video and audio), ensuring overall quality of scheduled elements and confirming the on-air accuracy of the Traffic log against the automation playlist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Well versed in Broadcast operations and procedural requirements to confirm accuracy and on-air readiness of scheduled material by checking the Traffic log and automation playlist
  • Recover on-air signal accurately in the shortest time possible. Manually operate on-air equipment with the same reliability of automation systems during high-pressure situations such as human and equipment error, recovering air in shortest time possible
  • Create clear, accurate and detailed reports of on-air discrepancies
  • Ability to work under pressure, react promptly to operational changes and have the capacity to meet deadlines
  • Ingest commercials and database programs from electronic and linear forms
  • Be able to work flexible shift schedules that may involve nights, weekends and/or holidays

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior Master Control experience in an automated environment is preferred. Must be capable of on-air automation and ingest functions
  • Experience with Imagine ADC automation systems is a plus
  • Minimum AA/AS (college) degree preferred; Bachelors’ degree in Communication Radio/TV/Film or an equivalent combination of skills (trade school) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be computer literate
  • SBE Operator certification and/or FCC General Class license is a definite plus
  • Must be proactive, well-organized and detail-oriented

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