Master Control Operator

NBCUniversal, Centennial, Colorado

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Sunday Night Football, The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, The Olympic Games, Hoy Dia, FIFA World Cup join the NBCUniversal team of world class operators delivering the industry’s best content to screens across the nation!

The On-Air Technical Operations team manages playout and monitoring of programming for the NBC and Telemundo’s Network Operations and the Owned Television Stations. We manage a best-in-class operation, leading the industry with our scalable, reliable, geo-diverse operation that is at the forefront of distribution technology. As a Master Control Operator, you will play a critical role in the successful distribution of our content to millions of viewers.

Who you are:
  • Technologically curious
  • Team player, collaborating and cooperating driving toward a mission
  • Obsessed with details
  • Savvy problem solver

What you’ll do:
  • Maintain and manipulate on-air playlists, execute program/commercial/marketing changes, support live-event and off-air workflows, send logs for reconciliation and troubleshoot channel playout issues
  • Manage commercial integration, including rolling commercial breaks, during taped and live programming
  • Monitor and maintain the continuity and availability for 150+ channel streams
  • Ensure continuity of programming by confirming that every piece of material is accounted for and ready for on-air playout
  • Act as first line responders for internal clients
  • Vigilantly protect our air by simulating the experience of a viewer and constantly checking for proper audio, video, captioning and picture quality
  • With the guidance of Operation Supervisors, work as a team to promptly recover from any on-air discrepancies

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Full understanding of television production, broadcast operations, and/or news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO

Desired Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in a master control or production control room television environment
  • Proven passion for media, television, and technology
  • Unwavering composure in high-pressure situations
  • Fluency in Spanish as a second language
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working successfully as part of a team

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits including: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Starting wage range: $50,000-$55,000 (not bonus eligible)

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

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