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Network Broadcast Operator

The E.W. Scripps Company
Clearwater, FL 33755
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Come join a dynamic national media powerhouse focused on the over-the-air TV consumer. The Scripps Networks (a growing portfolio of entertainment and news networks) provides absorbing entertainment and objective, intelligent news as we use our own distribution platforms to serve this unduplicated national audience. We meet the audience where it is with the programs it wants.

The Network Broadcast Operator is responsible for real-time observation, trouble ticket reporting, and tier response escalation in order to ensure the highest quality broadcast practices on all signals that leave the Scripps national network operations facility. The Broadcast Operators goal is to quickly address any on-air issues which would jeopardize Scripps's product delivery.

What You'll Do:

  • Watch all of SCRIPPSs Send and Return signals to ensure technical transmission and quality of broadcast

  • Effectively communicate and troubleshoot all outages/issues per company SOPs

  • Cross-reference logs against on-air playlists to ensure accuracy and timing

  • Modify on-air playlists as needed to ensure setup and execution of on-air elements through automated commands

  • Monitor local weather (re: transmitter adjustments or need for generator)

  • Answer, report, and troubleshoot incoming calls from external companies about satellite receiver issues

  • Ensure that all on-air equipment is operational and follow necessary procedures to correct any issues

  • Enforce and adhere to company policies and procedures including corporate guidelines and best practices

  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Bring:

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Must have strong computer skills and be comfortable in a Windows environment; Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Excellent written and verbal communication/documentation skills

  • Organized and self-motivated

  • Knowledge of all related origination equipment, or ability to learn

  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently

  • Ability to troubleshoot minor operational problems

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations

  • Ability to work well as part of a team

  • Ability to pro-activelyidentify problems and troubleshoot before affecting on-air

Work Environment

  • Must have flexible work schedule to work anytime in a 24/7 operation (nights, weekends, holidays)


AtScripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.We are intentional about creating anenvironmentwhereemployees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspiredto reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each persons diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scrippsleaders believe thatan equitable and inclusive culture isnot only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative.Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.


The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-19
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