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Broadcast Television Equipment Operator

KET   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
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Posted on October 7, 2020

KET is Kentucky’s only statewide media organization, serving more than one million people  each week with programs and services that educate, inform, and inspire. In addition to  broadcasting PBS programming, KET produces a variety of award-winning local productions.  KET also creates and provides highly-regarded instructional resources, reaching students  and educators throughout Kentucky and the nation. KET has the following part-time position  opening at its Lexington Network Center. 

JOB TITLE: Broadcast Television Equipment Operator 

REPORTS TO: Broadcast Operation Manager 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Record satellite and studio feeds, while monitoring and assuring that the signals meet with  good broadcast engineering practices and FCC standards 
  • Ingest and prepare content for over the air broadcasting or distribution by IT platforms from the  network operations center. 
  • Monitoring and previewing programming playlists to ensure that all assets are ready for  broadcast as scheduled. 
  • Managing on-air logs, automation playlists and server-based computer systems in a multi channel digital television network operations center.  
  • Prepare discrepancy reports regarding scheduling, traffic, and on-air irregularities, ensuring  closed captioning is accurate and broadcast maintains FCC requirements 
  • Operation of digital television content recording and playback systems to support studio  productions and monitoring of DTV transmitters and towers. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES REQUIRED: 

  • High school diploma or GED with 2 years of experience in the operation of digital television  broadcast equipment. 

SALARY: 

Dependent on qualifications and experience. 

CONTACT: 

Please go to www.ket.org/jobs; e-mail to jobs@ket.org with any questions. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Position open until filled.