CBS Corporation Master Control Technician-Part Time Union-Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Master Control Technician-Part Time Union-Philadelphia

REF#: 27999

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance


JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA


CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


CBS television stations in Philadelphia are seeking a part-time Master Control Technician to operate the station’s broadcast control room. The successful candidate possess some degree of experience in a television station Master Control environment which includes an understanding of automation systems, basic understanding of digital audio and video signals - standards and practices, the routing of signals, transmitter operation, the ability to interact with all departments of the television station. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: On-air switching for KYW-TV and WPSG-TV Master Control, ingest and recording of satellite and program feeds, program and commercial processing, and coordination of satellite and fiber remote feeds. Schedule flexibility is required and subject to the operational needs of both KYW-TV and WPSG-TV.


This position requires 1-2 years broadcast control room experience along with the ability to work independently, strong communication skills and be able to work well with others in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings, overnight, and holiday shifts.


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