Job Description 

Master Control Operator WSB-TV

Job Number:





WSB-TV in Atlanta, the #1 Station in the nation, wants you! 

WSB-TV is seeking a talented Master Control Operator who possess great communication skills as well as a keen eye for detail and accuracy, who will be responsible for all on-air, streaming and ingest quality control.  Additionally, the MCO 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
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a television Master Control environment within last 4 years
  • Working knowledge of computer operation, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) and/or Technical degree or working towards a degree preferred



: 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

To apply for this job please visit