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Master Control Operator

location Albuquerque, New Mexico
time Full Time
Job Start Date: ASAP!
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The KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque is searching for a Master Control Operator. In this position you are responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Quality control of local commercials, promos & break times during newscasts
  • Updates and maintains signal control systems
  • Maintains programming logs as required by station management
  • Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it
  • Monitors strength & clarity of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts
  • Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted
  • Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible
  • Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

 Requirements & Skills:

  • Education and/or experience in digital electronics, broadcasting, or a related field is a plus, but not required
  • Reliability, responsibilitiy and teachability are qualities we are looking for in this position
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency with MS Office, computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment a plus, but not required
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be willing to work an overnight shift plus weekends


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