Director / Master Control Operator


Company WECT-TV
Position Director / Master Control Operator
Description WECT is looking for a full time Director/Master Control Operator. General responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring WECT's on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve desktop video editing, directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for digital platforms.

• Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned for WECT

• Occasional operation of Edius editing software

• Work with AP ENPS, newsroom computer system

• Understanding of all equipment in studios and production areas

• Dedication to care of equipment

• Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands

• Training of new personnel as assigned

• Assist in maintaining clean studios and production areas

• Variable work schedule due to changing shifts, turnover, station projects, etc.

• Other Duties as Assigned


• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Film Mass Communication or related field preferred

• 1 year of experience in journalism, production, media or related fields

• Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks

• Ability to communicate effectively - written and verbal

• Strong organizational skills

• Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations

• Newscast Directing/Master Control/Production assistance experience.

• Working knowledge of production/master control automation and playout automation software preferred

• Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per week

• Sitting or standing for long periods of time

• Ability to carry moderately heavy equipment, up to 50 lbs.

• Ability to use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email, preparing reports, executing automation, and editing video

• Potential exposure to high noise and unusual light levels

• Ability to work on lighting fixtures while on a ladder

App Date 10/7/22
Contact Edwin Lake

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