About us:

KAPP/KVEW TV, your local ABC affiliate in the Yakima/Tri Cities market of Washington State, is part of Morgan Murphy Media.   We are a family-owned, people-first business and our communities are at the core of what we do and who we are.

About this opportunity:

KVEW TV in Kennewick, WA is seeking a detail-oriented candidate to work in our Master Control department.   If you are comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and can think quickly in a pressure situation, then we want to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

  • On air switching, program recording & prep
  • Aggressive monitoring of network transmissions for quality control
  • Solve/troubleshoot problems in a crisis situation, i.e., computer/equipment malfunction or failure
  • Keep detailed logs and maintain records
  • Read television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air

What you’ll bring:

  • Ability to do quick and accurate basic math
  • Good knowledge of computer use
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work without supervision
  • Constant attention to detail and excellent project management skills a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment and think quickly under pressure
  • Knowledge of basic video file formats and non-linear video editing is a plus
  • Solid understanding of file and folder management under Windows 7
  • Knowledge of Grass Valley Edius Software is a plus
  • Ability to watch several monitors at once while listening to multiple audio sources
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds or more
  • 1 year Master Control experience and/or 2 years college or technical school, preferred
  • SBE Operator Certification, preferred

What KAPP/KVEW offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive business that values our employees, our culture and our community.
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals. Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays.

KAPP/KVEW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER