Operations Supervisor

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Location: Cincinnati, OH US
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Job Description

WLWT, the Hearst Television owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati has an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Supervisor.

The engineering operations supervisor oversees daily activities of operating engineers. This position executes the technical and production requirements for on-air programming, live and pre-recorded, supports all station efforts in-house and on remote locations, and performs other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with IT, engineering teams, management, and vendor partners’ technical support services to support critical on-air systems including production and broadcast systems.
  • Delegates assignments to operating engineers and coordinates their work.
  • Works with management to develop standard operating procedures and train personnel.
  • Operates studio equipment such as robotic camera system, audio equipment including audio board, production switchers, graphics systems, and video servers.
  • Operates master control equipment including switchers, automation systems, video servers, EAS devices, graphics systems, and monitoring devices.
  • Provides support for producing content and station projects.
  • Edits content using Adobe products.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by engineering management.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of ten years of experience with broadcast television operations at a commercial television station.
  • Minimum of five years working in an assistant supervisory role in broadcast television operations.
  • Minimum of five years of experience using production control and master control equipment at a commercial broadcast facility. 
  • Must be proficient with computers and PC-based systems.
  • Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure. 
  • Ability to multi-task accurately.
  • Ability to follow instructions, verbal and written.
  • Flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned. 
  • Ability to work effectively with other team members. 


  • College Degree preferred but not required or equivalent work experience 
Hearst Television Stations