Master Control Operator in Bend, Oregon - Careers at TDS Corporate - TDS Telecom
Company: TDS Telecom
Posted on: October 12, 2019
We are looking for a Master Control Operator (MCO) to work in Bend,
OR. This position is responsible for ensuring the quality and
accuracy of programming on air for two broadcast television
stations and one cable network.
TDS Broadcasting LLC, a TDS company, operates KOHD-TV the ABC
affiliate, KBNZ-LP the CBS affiliate, COTV11 and CO4 Visitors
Network as Zolo Media, offering a wide range of viewing options for
Zolo Media provides targeted advertising solutions through a
combination of local originated content, local broadcast television
stations, and on BendBroadband and Crestview cable television
networks. Zolo Creative Services offers award-winning video
production for television spot production. Visit zolomedia.com or
TDS Broadcasting LLC and Zolo Media are part of TDS
Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom), which is based in Madison,
Wis. Combined, the companies employ nearly 2,700 people and are
subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a
Fortune 1000(R) company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400
people and has approximately six million connections nationwide
through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT
Solutions LLC, TDS Broadband Service, and TDS Broadcasting LLC. TDS
Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's
Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best
Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.
- Ensures transmission meets quality standards:
- Monitor and maintain on-air continuity in a multi-channel
- Take appropriate action for disaster recovery to ensure clean
on-air presentation when necessary.
- Verify programming is correct and timings are accurate.
- Verify all programs, commercials, and promos air correctly and
- Verify closed captioning is present and clean to air when
- Monitor and log transmitter power readings and metrics to
ensure clean air and compliance.
- Prepares programming for playback
- Downloads, records, segments and documents all programs,
commercials, and promos.
- Ensures program segments start and end cleanly.
- Edits and exports promos using Adobe Premiere.
- Reports problems, discrepancies, and communicates content
issues to traffic.
- Perform additional related duties as required.
- 2+ years' of professional work experience.
- 2+ years' experience using computers in a professional work
- Knowledge of broadcast transmission and automation systems a
- Knowledge of computer editing software (especially Adobe
Creative Suite) a plus.
- Ability to professionally interact with co-workers and clients;
strong verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and without supervision.
- Ability to analyze situations and use logic to address issues;
careful attention to detail preferred.
- Strong work ethic with an emphasis on team commitment.
- Ability to work weekends, overnights, and holidays as a part of
a regular schedule and/or dictated by business needs.
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