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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Master Control/Operations Technician

Publishing and Broadcasting

Meteorological Technician


Providence, Rhode Island, United States

WJAR is seeking a Master Control/Operations Technician. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience
  • On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs
  • Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use
  • Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts)
  • Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use
  • Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
  • Direct newscasts using Ross Overdrive
  • Operate robotic studio cameras
  • Assign wireless mics and IFBs to talent as needed
  • Strong computer and communications skills are required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred
  • Knowledge of Florical automation and Ross Overdrive are both a definite plus
  • Degree in a related field preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!