Master Control Technician

Job Number: R50016533

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Posting Date: November 1, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you have a Broadcast Engineering background?  Do you have a desire to play a vital role in a team that supports News Operations, Production, Master Control and the entire television station?  We have the perfect arena with top-notch technology waiting for you to jump in and make a difference on day one.  Join a company with world-class benefits and a generous time-off plan including paid holidays, vacation and more!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You will ensure all technical equipment is operational and support News broadcasting and Digital streaming efforts by operating various equipment such as router, switchers, audio consoles, cameras, waveform monitors, vector monitors, audio metering, transport stream analyzers and a variety of cable testers.  You will troubleshoot issues with broadcast systems and repair or replace equipment.  You will monitor broadcast streams, insert commercials, record and prep on-air content.  You will work under tight deadlines and must be have a strong eye for detail and accuracy.      

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with ITX, Ross Overdrive, iNews, BitCentral, and Chyron is preferred.  Ability to work unique shifts and schedules with turnarounds from evenings to mornings is required.  Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions.  Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing events while remaining calm under pressure.  Strong attention to detail is necessary.  High school diploma required, college or technical degree preferred.  The right candidate should have 1-2 years’ experience in a broadcast operation.  This position is represented by IBEW Local 2150. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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