The average hourly pay for a Master Control Operator with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills at Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is $12.51.
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$23,875 - $33,113
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Job Description for Master Control Operator
Master control operators are in charge of executing on-air transmissions and ensuring the technical quality of programming and other media operations for their organization. They are responsible for monitoring network transmissions for quality control, as well as reviewing, editing, and confirming the ongoing reliability of the automated playlists. They also interact with the automation software, making changes to the on-air schedule when necessary to ensure continuity in programming. One of the…Read more
Master Control Operator Tasks
- Monitor broadcasts, breaks, and commercials and ensure that television schedule is followed.
- Record and document video feeds.
- Maintain station logs and update information to reflect desired or actual schedule.
- Interrupt broadcasts or alter programs when a supervisor approves it.
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Skills in Satellite, Microwave Technology and Audio Visual Equipment Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Broadcast Programming and Video Editing.
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