Full-Time Overnight Master Control/Automated Production Operator - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Full-Time Overnight Master Control/Automated Production Operator


KWWL-TV, (NBC- Waterloo, Iowa) is seeking a highly-motivated operator for its award­-winning, state-of-the-art production and master control facility in the 90th-largest market. This position would be primarily responsible for operating/performing all duties related to Master Control. This position will also back up the automated production center for newscasts, promotions, special projects, and other productions.

This is not an entry-level position. We are looking for someone who is a multi-tasking specialist, someone who knows what the goal is, and how to achieve it!

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • College degree, or 4 years of equivalent work experience, in broadcast television.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in an automated production environment.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in a non-automated Master Control environment.
  • Must possess the ability to make quick, accurate decisions.
  • Knowledge/Operation of a variety of computer operating systems, and the ability to learn new programs quickly and effectively.
  • Knowledge/Operation of Adobe Production Suite, with emphasis in Photoshop, AfterEffects, and Encore.
  • Willingness to perform primary problem-solving actions when dealing with equipment and possess the ability to report any problems accurately.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a fast-paced environment.
  • SBE Certification
  • Knowledge of basic editing, linear and non-linear
  • Knowledge of the Vision line of Ross Switchers, Ross Overdrive Automation, Yamaha audio consoles, Xpression graphics system, preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast lighting, set design, and maintenance engineering are a plus.


  • Physically ability to lift 50 lbs., climb tall ladders, move studio cameras and set pieces.
  • Must have valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  • Speech and Hearing abilities that allows for ability to hear and respond to equipment and other crew members.
  • Vision ability to see all monitoring equipment effectively.
  • Possess manual dexterity to quickly move between various positions and respond accurately with necessary corrective measures.

Send your resume to:

Jeremy Ott, Operations Manager
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50703


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