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Master Control Operator – NPC Media

Master Control Operator
NPC Media
Sydney – North Shore & Northern Beaches

NPC Media is the leading industry Content Management and Playout Centre. The company provides economies of scale by consolidating the services for Seven, Nine and Southern Cross Austereo into a highly efficient and resilient broadcast content delivery facility. The combined 24/7 operation consist of approximately 190 people. The company’s key strategy is to expand its service offering to existing clients, other broadcasters and media companies.

About the role

As a Master Control Operator, you will provide operational support to NPC Media by monitoring and maintaining the integrity of the contribution and emission signaling. This includes national studio and sporting event contributions, and multi market/channel emissions to a national transmission/streaming network.


  • Control the connectivity and coordination of television and related signals throughout NPC Media.
  • Operate the broadcast equipment that process and correct television signals.
    Fault find and restore the continuity of terrestrial and satellite services during failure of transmission.
  • Set up and control vision, audio and communication signals to provide external connectivity including outside broadcasts.
  • Book any broadcast requirements including adds, movement and changes.
  • Report broadcast irregularities including post incident analysis.

Skills & experience

  • Ability to operate ASI, SDI & IP video signal switching equipment, waveform monitors, DTT & OTT encoders and associated control systems, DVB & DAB+ transmission equipment and NMS, and VoIP Intercom systems.
  • Ability to fault find within transmission networks and initiate procedures to bypass faulty equipment or paths.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload in an on-air environment.
    Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to ensure messages are delivered in a concise and timely manner.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Experience in a TV broadcast environment and understanding of the Code of Practices for Television Broadcasters are desirable.

To apply, email

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