Master Control Operator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512234-879181
    • Job Location: Charlotte Area, NC, NC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 13, 2024
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


INSP has an opening for a Master Control operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. The candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on air product, and documenting daily discrepancy reports. This person is responsible to verify a daily playlist and to prepare material for on-air playback via an automation system for multiple 24/7 Cable TV broadcast feeds.


  • Monitoring multiple air channels and overseeing network continuity through automation and redundancy systems.
  • Preview playlists to ensure that all assets are available and ready for broadcast as scheduled.
  • Evaluate technical quality and assure standards are being met.
  • Editing and managing of on-air logs, automation playlists and server device management.
  • Position will also include preparation, trimming and ingest of file-based program material.
  • Report equipment problems to Engineering and perform emergency workarounds.
  • Follow standard engineering procedures and recommended guidelines.
  • Continue to exceed expectations in on-air reliability and customer service for all Network Operations Center clientele.
  • May be assigned to other duties as necessary for emergency or special operating conditions.

Daily Duties:

  • Maintain operating program logs for verification of on-air programming according to FCC rules and regulations.
  • Submits timely discrepancy reports on scheduling, traffic and on air irregularities.
  • Ensure Closed Captioning and distribution feed routing is accurate.

Experience and Skills:


  • Analytical thinker - reviewing available information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral.
  • A proactive worker who can anticipate and take action, as well as embrace responsibility; be accountable.
  • Attention to detail, able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Two years Master Control experience preferred.
  • College Degree in related field (Communication, Broadcasting) preferred
  • Working knowledge of broadcast automation systems for SD and HD television.
  • Be able to read a Waveform/Vector Scope, and Audio Meters.
  • Dependable, punctual, regular and consistent attendance.
  • Available to work any shift as assigned in a 7 X 24 broadcast environment.

INSP - Who we are

By any standard, INSP is one of today's most successful cable networks and multi-media entertainment companies with a staff of talented producers and storytellers who create, acquire, and distribute premium, popular programming content across an array of platforms.

Our INSP Linear cable network is available in every market, nationwide, to more than 60 million households via Dish Network, DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse and more than 2,800 cable systems, along with vMVPD's including FRNDLY TV, SLING TV, Philo and Fubo TV. It is viewed by more than 47 million households a year and attracts a loyal audience, so much so that we rank among leaders in the total amount of time viewers spend watching.

INSP's ratings consistently exceed most high-profile networks, making us among today's highest-rated cable networks. With 7 consecutive years of year-over-year ratings increases (2014-2021), the INSP audience continues to expand. We are the only network with this record of consistent growth, and in 2021, we had the highest ratings of any year in our longstanding history.

The INSP linear network provides a trusted viewing experience, with a lineup of acquired timeless and popular classic Westerns, along with branded original programming. We feature stories of action and adventure, showcasing everyday heroes and developing new heroes with original programs.

INSP, LLC as an employer provides a collaborative work environment and values a healthy work-life balance for its employees. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package for full-time employees, a 401(k) Plan (with company match), and generous paid time off.

If you want to join a talented team, that is committed to excellence, then INSP is the place for you!