Master Control Operator

KKCO 11 News is the leading television station in the rapidly expanding market of Grand Junction, Colorado. Located on the beautiful Western Slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, our community is just minutes from a large variety of outdoor activities. KKCO signed-on in 1996 and rapidly advanced to the #1 rated TV station in the market. We are owned by Gray Television Group Inc., which operates over 30 stations nationwide, allowing us to provide excellent benefits and giving employees a great opportunity for movement into larger television markets.

Job Title: Master Control Operator

Expected Hours: Variable

Compensation: Hourly rate commensurate upon experience

Description of Duties:

  • Monitor 24/7/365 broadcast operations including on-air and webcasts

  • Coordinate acquisition and segmentation of news, program, and commercial feeds

  • Encode and segment creative commercial and promotional content

  • Assist with live news production as requested by the director

  • Report any system discrepancies in a daily log

Preferred Skills: Prior professional experience in the master control, traffic, and production areas of a broadcast station.

Required Skills:Computer literacy in office administrative software; i.e. Windows, Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Professional, communicative, highly motivated, detail oriented, consistent, reliable, and focused individual traits.

Contact Information:

Human Resources


2531 Blichmann Ave.

Grand Junction, CO 81505


(KKCO is a drug-free workplace; any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screening. All prospective employees must have a good driving record and are subject to an MVR check.)

KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
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