Master Control/Newscast Director

April 4, 2024 by Comments Off on Master Control/Newscast Director



A Technical Media Producers role combines Live Newscast Directing using automation along with traditional Master Control duties which include monitoring KOLD/KSMB/KTTU broadcast signals, commercial play-out, and FCC compliance.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

– The successful candidate will direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams for multiple television services.
– Candidate will be responsible for operating Ross Overdrive production video switcher to direct live news broadcasts and pre-produced content
– Candidate will operate master control switcher, NVerzion automation, VizRT graphics, and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control
– Candidate should have the ability to effectively perform the following:
– Code and execute local live production with Ross Automation.
– Commercial and program ingesting/segmenting.
– Preference is given to someone with an understanding of FCC broadcast regulation


– Relevant work experience in broadcast helpful
– Successful candidate should be dependable, well organized, be able to multi-task, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to work calmly under pressure, and meet deadlines
– Minimum 1 year of television production experience preferred
– Variable work schedule will include evenings, weekends and holidays

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KOLD-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.


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