WCAV – Full-Time Master Control Operator/Director

WCAV CBS19 in Charlottesville, Virginia is currently recruiting a Full-Time Master Control Operator/Director to join our growing news operation. The Operator performs a variety of duties associated with live newscast production and master control operations. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mics, prompter, robotic cameras and other production equipment
  • Digital video editing for news
  • Video editing and ingest for programming and commercials as part of master control operations
  • Assist technical directors as needed
  • Create graphics for newscasts and post-production 

Education: Minimum of a high school degree or equivalent. Completion of college level technical and editing classes a plus. Prefer experience with non-linear editing and Photoshop. 


Other requirements:

  • Must have good technical and communication skills
  • Typing and good spelling skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Must be able to climb a ladder and lift up to 40 pounds
  • Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays
  • Be dependable and prompt

Qualified applicants please apply directly to:


Jorma Tuomisto, Director of Operations – jtuomisto@cbs19news.com


Please reference NewsJobsWCAV in the e-mail subject line and attach resume and links to your work.


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