Master Control Operator

Immediate Opening on January 1, 2017

WLTZ TV, the NBC Affiliate in Columbus, Georgia, has an immediate opening for a MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (MCO).

The MCO team member:

  • Operates the video server to record and playback commercials during live and prerecorded shows including network programming, syndicated programs, local programs, and newscasts
  • Records, schedules, times, and plays program segments utilizing the router, video server, and other equipment
  • Operates satellite equipment in order to record network updates and syndicated feeds
  • Insures items meet broadcast standards before air them
  • Checks traffic logs to insure that scheduled programming and commercials air at the appropriate times
  • Keeps meticulous records of all items which air and technical issues which occur during each work shift
  • Some MCO staffers perform duties in the Production Department including camera operation, audio board operation, graphics creation, and video editing
  • Select MCO staffers are also trained to direct local live and prerecorded programs
  • Perform additional duties as assigned at the discretion of management

Interested candidates should email a resume to: Gene Kirkconnell, Director of News & Local Programming, WLTZ, 6140 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, Georgia  31907, gkirkconnell@wltz.com.

WLTZ is a growing company which celebrates our victories and believes in treating our people the right way in a positive, hard working, and rewarding environment.  WLTZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.