Master Control Operator

WRCB TV   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Entertainment
Posted on November 18, 2020

FT Master Control Operator (MCO) needed at WRCB-TV. 1 year working as a MCO at a TV station preferred. Must be able to work under minimum supervision. High school diploma required. College level studies preferred. Resumes may be faxed (423-267-6840), e-mailed ( or mailed to Dan Sommers, WRCB-TV, 900 Whitehall Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405. EOE



Major Objectives/End Results

  1. To give the Company an error-free, on-air product.
  2. To maintain high technical quality on air.
  3. To give WRCB an accurate record of what we air.
  4. To insure that the transmitter is operated within the requirements of the F.C.C. and to provide an accurate record of its operation.


Major Duties:  Achievement of Major Objectives/End Results

10%     Arrive on time for work.  Take transmitter readings.  Adjust the transmitter as needed.

5%      Check the programming of GVG computer.

5%      Check the programming of Sony Betacart Machine.

20%     Enter and recall fonts for morning news.

10%     Pull and refile video tapes for air.

5%      Load, adjust, remote and unload video tape machines.

10%     Edit delayed programs to remove out of date material.

15%     Keep program log.

15%     Double check all programming to insure that mistakes are caught prior to air.

5%       Run audio at times for morning cut-ins.


Unusual Demands and Requirements

  1. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays.
  2. Must be able to work alone.
  3. Must be willing to come in on a call-in basis with little or no warning for emergency situations.
  4. Must work during weather emergencies.
  5. Must work until your replacement arrives.
  6. Requires focus and close attention to technical aspects.  


900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga , TN