24 days old

Master Control Operator

Discovery Inc
Sterling, VA 20164
  • Job Code
    123129829
Discovery Inc

Location: Sterling, Virginia, United States, Req ID: 433

Job Summary

Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories, and the Global Technology & Operations team, of which the Master Control Operator is a member, provides the technological infrastructure and operations to ensure that audiences can enjoy Discovery's programming around the world and across platforms.

Provide quality control for and delivery of the on-air product. The key focus is to monitor air continuity, demonstrate job knowledge and organizational skills. Additional focus will be on demonstrating efficient computer skills.

Responsibilities

Monitor and maintain on-air continuity

Take appropriate disaster recovery action when necessary

Verify that program segments start and end clearly

Verify all commercials, promos and graphics air as scheduled correctly

Knowledge of automation systems, video servers, and graphic generators

Monitor Closed Captioning, subtitles & V-chip for accuracy

Monitor feeds for correct language distribution

Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a master control operator in a multi-channel environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts or Radio/TV/Film preferred
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, good verbal and written communication skills and proficient in computer usage
  • Able to work weekends, overnights and holidays
  • Automation experience preferred
  • Familiarity or fluency in another language is a plus.
  • Must be willing accommodate a schedule in support of a 24/7 broadcast environment including weekends, nights, and holidays.
  • This position is considered an essential position. This means that during times of inclement weather, emergencies, or when access to the workplace may be impeded, that employees in this position are expected to report to work to support business continuance, unless otherwise instructed by his/her direct manager.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States




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Posted: 2020-09-01 Expires: 2020-10-02

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