Job Description 

Master Control Operator WSB-TV

Job Number: 184834



This position calls for great communication skills as well as a keen eye for detail and accuracy.  The Master Control Operator is responsible for all on-air, streaming and ingest quality control.  Additionally, the Operator for this position will need to have the ability to multi-task while assuring that program material meets internal as well as FCC standards.  This area requires a high degree of technical as well as operational computer skills.

Responsibilities include the programming and operation of the following: 

  • The M/C Harris automation system
  • FCC program logs and transmitter logging equipment
  • Closed Captioning Monitoring and reporting
  • EAS alerts and monitoring
  • Imagine Video switchers
  • Camera control systems
  • Broadcast computer networks
  • Evertz Video router control
  • Program and commercial prep stations


  • Basic IT understanding:  Ability to use Windows based programs as well as proprietary programs used in the day-to-day MCR environment.
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. 
  • Ability to multitask in a high stress environment.  Ability to make decisions quickly to alleviate on-air emergencies. 
  • Must be a detail oriented individual with a strong grasp of FCC, Close Captioning and Automation principles.
  • Must be an efficient and positive communicator.  Must possess the ability to quickly process information and relay that information correctly to additional resources. 
  • Willingness to work part time- mainly weekend evenings.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a commercial TV environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) and/or Technical degree or working towards a degree preferred

About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at


Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


: Cox Media Group

Primary Location

: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


: Variable – 


: No


: Full-time

Unposting Date

: Ongoing

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