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KSMQ Public Television in Austin has an opening for a full time Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate is able to work with software applications and has an aptitude for operating electronic equipment.  Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills, strong computer skills, good time management, organization skills and attention to detail. Must be flexible and able to adjust to the changing demands of the environment, work under pressure and multi-task. Position is based in Austin.

+ Gather media files and manage their transfer for broadcast use

+ Take direction to set up, control and monitor television broadcast equipment

+ Monitor television broadcast material for accuracy and react accordingly

+ Prepare daily broadcast logs and record schedules

+ Background checks required

+ Ability to work nights without supervision

+ Background checks required

This is specialized work, and we will train the right candidate. Please submit resume and two references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to:

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KSMQ Public Television
2000 8th Ave. NW
Austin, MN 55912

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JOB TITLE:  Broadcast Engineer

REPORTS TO:  Director of Operations                                                                 

FLSA CLASSIFICATION :   Full Time - Salary/Exempt

Job Summary:
Responsible for the operational readiness, maintenance, installation, and testing of all broadcast equipment. Successful candidate must relocate to Austin, MN area and work on site. This is not a virtual or remote position. The job also requires a thorough understanding of Master Control and technical production processes, workflow, signal flow, and the operational proficiency with job-related equipment and software.

New employees of KSMQ Public Service Media, Inc. must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19, or document, to our satisfaction, a legitimate medical or religious reason for not getting the vaccination. We will accommodate a vaccine exemption by requiring regular employee-paid testing at a frequency of our choosing and proof of a negative test result.

Job Functions: 
  • Operate all broadcast equipment, including but not limited to: Studio and field digital video cameras, video servers, routing and switching systems, automation systems, satellite earth-station controllers and receivers, UHF NTSC/ATSC transmitters, microwave radio links, and camera video control panels, and programming.
  • Perform as a production, operations, maintenance, or transmitter engineer as needed.
  • Troubleshoot, perform software and hardware maintenance, and install all production and broadcast related equipment.
  • Maintain quality control of recorded materials and take responsibility to discern the issue to correct it.
  • Monitor and log transmitter status.
  • Perform all broadcast related job functions required by the FCC and maintain broadcast signals within FCC guidelines.
  • Attend training sessions relevant to the job function at the station.
  • Install and maintain office computers and networking equipment. Provide upgrades and repairs as needed.
  • Maintain station IT network and server platforms and manage data recovery procedures and operations as needed.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to the mission and goals of public broadcasting.
Education and Experience  (An equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):
 

Or by U.S. Mail:
Human Resources
KSMQ Public Television
2000 8th Ave. NW
Austin, MN 55912

Sorry-NO PHONE CALLS

KSMQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer