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Master Control Supervisor


WPTZ/WNNE NBC5 - If you're a leader with savvy technical skills and the desire to work in a state-of-the-art broadcast facility settled in the beauty of the New England region, your perfect career opportunity may have just opened up. Interested? Let's go on then because this Master Control Supervisor will be at the helm of the latest broadcast technologies in a brand-new television facility and studio. We strive for excellence at NBC5 and Hearst broadcasting, and we know that achievement comes from outstanding leadership, a great company support system, and each team member's passion for success. This leadership position will drive a 24 x 7 technology-based operation and team that showcases all of NBC5's content to its Champlain Valley viewers via multiple delivery streams.

During work hours, you will be in our brand-new state-of-the-art facility, with premiere tools at your disposal and a support network of local and regional engineers. In off hours, you are surrounded by some of the best ski areas in the country, scenic mountains and some of the most beautiful waterways the Northeast has to offer.

At Hearst Television, the communities we represent sit at the heart of everything we do and that includes our community of employees. We offer industry-leading benefits you need to feel and be your best. From financial wellbeing to personal care, our programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on the whole person. Our employee resource groups, which are company-wide, promote cultural awareness, career development, community outreach and contribution to Hearst Television business results.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain operations that keeps us in compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
  • Schedule Master Control Operators for 24 X 7 operations.
  • Ensure proper program and transmitter log documentation by the Master Control team.
  • Train Master Control Operators in current and future responsibilities of Master Control.
  • Review Master Control Operators' performance in conjunction with Engineering management.
  • Maintain a dialog with other departments to support their operations.
  • Communicates problems with equipment to the Engineering team in a timely manner.
  • Ensure acquisition of content from content providers.
  • Help create and update operations documentation.
  • In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

  • Prior experience in television station operations is preferred.
  • Prior experience in Master Control operations is preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Microsoft Office suite experience is a plus Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team player mindset with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications.
  • Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

May 09, 2022
Jun 8, 2022
• Technical school or completion of college level technical courses is a plus. • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.