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Manager, MCO/Operations

Tribune Company

Grand Rapids, MI
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Manager, MCO/Operations

Location US-MI-Grand Rapids
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 10:22 PM)
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WXMI FOX 17, a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for an experienced television Manager, MCO/Operations to join our team of broadcast professionals. The ideal candidate has experience with broadcast automation systems and strong computer skills or IT experience. Must have the desire to learn, train and lead with excellence. Experience working in a broadcast hub facility is highly desired


• Train as a Master Control Operator in all functions of the Brutus automation system
• Acquires and verifies all shows, commercials and all other materials are ready for air on all stations; researches and contacts appropriate sources for missing material
• Prep Duties will include, Syndicated programs, Movies, and Paid programs
• Working in close quarters with peers as required.
• Responsible for maintaining the CompuSat database, and scheduling of recordings.
• Maintains files and storage space on video server hard drives.
• Utilize knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including EAS requirements, logging closed captioning and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act to ensure stations remain compliant
• Effectively communicate with other departments regarding on-air and operational situations
• Must be computer literate including but not limited to working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Other duties as assigned


  • College degree in Telecommunications pred; high school diploma plus equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 2 years Master Control experience, with at least 1 year of Brutus automation experience.
  • Working knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems and Brutus Transcoding pred
  • Previous knowledge/experience of content delivery systems, IP-based equipment, and Audio/Video monitoring gear.
  • Should be experienced with CompuSat and/or RF and satellite reception equipment, and have experience and understanding of satellite feeds.
  • Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends, ON CALL shifts

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Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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