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Master Control Operator

KELO Television

Sioux Falls, SD

Posted/Updated: Today

Job Description
The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.


  • Execute various functions for live broadcasts, pre-recorded and on-air content within the KELO Media Center-specifically Master Control.

  • Prepare logs, programming, commercial, and promo material for air.

  • Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System and FCC regulations.

  • Monitor local and remotely located transmitters systems. Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made.

  • Shifts include weekend and overnight hours.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.


  • Technical degree in Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. We are willing to train the right candidate.

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written

  • Experience with broadcast equipment and production environments, including cameras, control boards, audio equipment and editing systems. We are willing to train on these various systems.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


The Master Control Operator must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Master Control Operator must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighting up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Qualified applicants can apply online at
KELO Television
KELO Television
501 S. Phillips Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104