Master Control Operator Trainee','FNG0006639','Americas-US-TX-The Woodlands','!*!The Fox Network Center in The Woodlands, Texas is in search of a Master Control Operator Trainee. In the 90 day training period, the trainee will learn the department's policies, procedures, practices/processes, and equipment. The employee will gain confidence working in a broadcast environment by learning to monitor on-air quality for one or more networks and how to correct basic on-air problems. Also, they will be expected to understand all functions performed by Master Control. The 90 day training will consist of class room work, simulation and direct hands' on training.
Verbally communicate problems (real and perceived) to Supervisory staff
Documenting incidents and discrepancies as needed
Knowing how and when to communicate with sites and studios regarding accurate start and end times for live event segments and the airing of promotions
Making necessary adjustments to appropriate lists and logs
Understanding the importance of:
Maintaining compliance with applicable regulations
Communicating with other departments by maintaining transmitter and discrepancy logs, equipment incident report, daily reports of records, and the Master Control Log
Remaining current on technology
Developing professional contacts with team members, supervisors, managers, and peers within other departments','!*!
A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Communications, Television or Computer Science is preferred, or equivalent work experience
Knowledge of Video Production and Computer Based Switching Equipment is preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills are required with ability to articulate on-air problems to the supervisor on duty
The Fox Network Center – Woodlands is a mission critical, 24/7 facility functioning under Fox’s Networks, Engineering and Operations arm. The facility handles engineering, operations and play out for all FOX’s Regional Sports Networks.
The Fox Networks Engineering and Operations Group (NE&O) is the group that is singularly responsible for the receipt, uplink, delivery and distribution of all networks wholly or partially owned by FOX, Inc. NE&O is a 24/7 mission critical operation which supports business units in six distinct locations – three (3) in Los Angeles, California (Pico, Playa del Rey and 1440 Sepulveda); one (1) in The Woodlands, TX; one (1) in San Francisco, CA; and one (1) in New York, NY. Overall, NE&O has over 1000 full-time equivalent employees. Candidates who seek employment with NE&O must be available to work 24/7.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ','Master Control Operator Trainee']);
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