Lead Master Control Operator

KOCB-TV, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Date PostedJanuary 05, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KOKH FOX-25 & KOCB CW 34 in Oklahoma City has a great opportunity for you! We are seeking a Lead Master Control Operator. The Lead Master Control Operator is responsible for working in tandem with the Master Control Supervisor. This position will have a strong emphasis on training and mentoring staff members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Train Master Control Operators
  • Scheduling Master Control Operator shifts to ensure coverage
  • Insure the overall technical and operational success of the station's programming
  • Monitor broadcast signal readings for multiple transmitters and maintain transmitter log
  • Work with the News, Traffic, Programming, and Sales departments to resolve any issues that might affect Master Control Operations
  • Verify that all content is available and ready to air, maintain required logs, and uphold station standards and FCC compliance by monitoring the station’s technical performance
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Experience in television master control operations including air switching live programs
  • You must also have experience with computer automation systems, television satellite systems, VTRs, server based ingest and playback systems, Microsoft office products, and file based ingest and playback servers
  • Have a firm grasp of on-air broadcast workflows and systems.
  • Dependable and detail oriented
  • Communicate effectively and work well with others
  • Be able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of computers and an aptitude for operating electronic equipment is preferred
  • Flexibility to work when required nights and weekends

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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