JOB TITLE: Part Time Master Control Operator

DEPARTMENT: Master Control


The primary duties of the Master Control Operator are to monitor transmitter operation and performance in accordance with station procedures manual and FCC requirements; and

  • Perform on-air program switching within master control and overall on-air supervision of automated master control system;
  • Monitor all broadcasts for appropriate audio levels and visual clarity, make adjustments as required, and/or advise supervisor of deviations.
  • Other required responsibilities include: maintaining station broadcast operations through variations in scheduling and technical difficulties; noting deviations or technical difficulties during scheduled programming and satellite feeds; importing and exporting elements such as promotional spots, underwriter credits, station identification and public service announcements, with proficiency; record programs from satellite feeds and make dubs of pre-existing programs as requested by the production and programming department. Additional duties include some on-line editing; retrieval and replacement of tapes as needed; assisting production crew for local productions as needed; producing station ID/Line-ups; and performing other duties as requested.


The successful candidate should be proficient and comfortable in a computer-centric environment, a pleasant personality, neat appearance, and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally.

Additionally, punctuality and dependability are essential to this position. Must be also be a team player; willing to work holidays as necessary; and able to sit for long periods of time, while remaining focused and able to respond quickly to  broadcast-related situations as they occur.


This is a part-time, non-exempt position. The ability to work evening and weekend hours is required.

Clear drug screen and background check required.

Incumbent candidates must be vaccinated against COVID or qualify for an exemption.

Please note that PBS Fort Waye makes a strong effort to fill job openings by considering the qualifications, background, experience, and employment record of each individual applicant. To express interest in this position, please direct your resume to:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:


Candidates of interest will be contacted.

PBS Fort Wayne is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified candidates without regard for race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or military status.