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Master Control Tech III - WXYZ-TV

WXYZ, the Scripps ABC Station in Detroit, Michigan is searching for an experience Master Control Tech III to joins it's team.


Responsible for advanced knowledge in operating the Master Control switcher, manning proper audio and video levels and overseeing our channels air performance and accuracy resulting in a quality on air shift in a senior technician role. Responsible for resolving complex problems not covered by existing practices. Training, guiding and coaching new operators. Observing and recording transmitter power and frequency readings, adjusting them to legal limits if necessary. Aligning satellite receiver dish, adjusting audio and video levels as well as recording programs while down linking satellite feeds. Responsible for back-timing and adjusting all On Air This person could be assigned to control room productions both live and recorded. Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: 1-2 years vocation/technical training or an Associates Degree. Currently or recently performing duties as a technical director of automated live programming, preferably at least 3 years prior experience. Supervisory experience helpful. Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, graphics systems and studio production equipment. 3-4 years of operating a Master Control switcher in a television station or equivalent experience in a video production facility. 2 years prior commercial television experience; 3 years experience preferred. Sony ELC automation experience preferred. Knowledge of studio systems including robotic camera operation.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Advanced knowledge of Master Control. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Advanced knowledge of operating various video servers, scopes and switchers. Final cut editing experience Advanced knowledge of transmitter power parameters. Experience with automation systems. Good organization, attention to detail and proactive thinker. Must be able to perform duties with accuracy, under exact and immediate deadlines. Must have good mathematic skills, especially with addition and subtraction. Must have good manual dexterity. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work well under pressure. Ability to work nights and weekends. Must be able to sit at a desk for long period of time Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Must be able to reach overhead.

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Job Type : Full-Time

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Location : Southfield, MI

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