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Master Control Operator - Time Warner Cable Sports

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016

Time Warner Cable El Segundo, CA

El Segundo, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Type: Full Time

Summary of Role: The Master Control Operator will be responsible for performing all on-air operations to include recording, downloading, uploading and editing of all on-air programming and commercial material in a live sports environment.

Essential Job Functions:

Operate all control room equipment associated with a typical live sports master control room

Monitor and maintain the quality, continuity and availability of multiple networks and distribution channels in a live and nonlive environment.

Work with broadcast systems incorporating logs/playlists to manage content playout.

Ensure continuity of on-air schedules in a dynamic environment.


Prepare and maintain spots, programs and associated databases for air

Capture and encoding of content related to on-air schedules

Assists media operations group in the recording and storage of content feeds

Manages deployment and retrieval of playlists and

as-run files, and monitors commercial insertion system.

Integrates live and previously recorded program content with commercials and promotional spots.

Monitors video/audio quality and signal availability using waveform monitors, meters and other test and monitoring equipment.

Maintains program and break continuity

Operate on-air branding and news and scoring ticker systems

Position Requirements:

Knowledge & Experience (Technical Responsibilities)

Ability to work under pressure.

Proficient with computers and MS office software.

Ability to work any scheduled time, including nights, weekends and holidays to support the 24x7 on-air broadcast.

Formal Education & Certification

College diploma or university degree in an associated field or equivalent work experience.

Experience in broadcast television, cable programmer or network desirable.

Experience in a live sports broadcast environment desirable.

SBE certification desirable

Travel Requirements:

Travel depending on project needs

Leadership/Staff Accountability:

No Supervisory responsibilities with this position.

Personal Attributes

Dependability, attention-to-detail and computer skills are required.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.

Flexible during times of change.

Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.

Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.

Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

High energy, strong attention to detail.

Work Conditions

Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

Overtime may be required in meet deadlines.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.

On-call availability 24 hours per day, 365 per year.

More on TWC: Time Warner Cable reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Time Warner Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.


Controlling Establishment ID: 00786 - El Segundo Alaska Ave

Job Code: TWCNOP230 Operator 2, Programming Ops Nonexempt