Master Control Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Detail-oriented Master Control Operator accomplished in television, as well as multimedia operations. Excels at relationship-building, organization and making sound judgments under pressure and within tight deadlines.

Talented Editor versed in delivering top-notch television programs, promos and commercials. Competent experience with Final Cut Pro. Extremely detail-oriented and committed to creating a high-quality finished product. Strong sense of visual aesthetics.

I am one year out from OSU with a BS in New Media Communications which had afforded the opportunity to study under media professionals. I was instructed in all aspects of media from production to theory, law and ethics. I believe this strong education base enables me to step directly into most TV and film projects and be an asset to any media production big or small.

  • TV and radio background
  • Adaptable
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Camera Operation/Setup
  • Concept development
  • Creative
  • Non-Linear editing
  • Final Cut Pro

Successfully managed Master Control Operations for KMTR TV in Eugene Oregon for over 8 months with no more than 2 weeks introduction to a position I had not previously held in Broadcast TV. I also had the privilege of working with a unique production system called Parker Vision which allowed just the one director and the one MCO to operate all the operations of the nightly news cast.

I have also been involved, in all positions, with an award winning weekly live music show Friday Night Live while at OSU station KBVR.

10/2012 to 06/2013
Master Control Operator Nexstar Media Group Inc. Lubbock, TX,

Set up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes.

Ingested all programs for use as commercial spots from diverse digital storage points both in a closed file system and on-line file sharing sources.

I assisted the nightly news director by running the teleprompter and also recording and tagging for airing news spots each evening.

I did all this and many other multi task operations while always producing quality work and maintaining a polite and professional relationship with my many co-workers.

2008 to Current
Caregiver Honor Home Care Deerfield Beach, FL,

Worked with client to meet any personal and household services necessary for he clients well being.

I prepare all meals and do all shopping.

I perform all household and property maintenance.

I oversee all financial transactions.

10/2002 to 06/2005
Security Officer Hca Pleasanton, CA,

I worked as a security officer at private functions for the likes of actress Rachel Griffiths as well as the Melbourne Rugby awards ceremony.

I also worked large events like the Golf Masters tournament in Melbourne AU and the Big Day Out concert festival.

Provided efficient and secure service which ensured the confidentiality and comfort of all clients.

1999 to 08/2001
Central Office Telecom Installer Level 2 Lisn Inc. City, STATE,

Construction of CAT5 fiberoptic systems.

Construction of coax switching and power relay bays.

Testing of all equipment.

Worked independently and with a team to meet quality standards and contract deadlines.

Expected in 2012
Bachelor of Science: New Media Communication
Oregon State University - Corvallis , OR

The award our production crew received for Locals Live was my proudest achievement while with KBVR.

Please fell free to contact the producer of Locals Live Mark Dilson at XXX-737-3522 or for a personal and work reference.

I also worked with Jack Kemp KBVR Engineer on web site updates for the OSU KBVR web page. You can contact him at XXX-737-6322 or for a personal and work reference.

Other courses include:

Media Pre-Production, Media Field Production, Media Post Production, Documentary Production, Telecommunication Policy, Introduction to Web Authoring, Media Entrepreneurship, Intermediate Recording Technique, Media Law, Telecommunication Policy,


I helped create, shoot and star in a Movie Trailer Spoof series for Duck TV with students at the University of Oregon. Please visit these YouTube pages for examples of that work.

3 years experience in studio and field operations for live and prerecorded shows on KBVR at OSU. Please see these YouTube videos for examples of some of the shows I worked on. Locals Live Locals Live Locals Live Bombshells Music Show

I have my own video editing suit and enjoy spending hours of personal time de-constructing video and audio to create new story lines or enhance existing ones. Please see these YouTube submissions for examples of this creative hobby.


Proficient with Final Cut Pro and most other video editing software as well as Soundtrack Pro and many other nonlinear sound and video suites.

Experienced with Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Media Encoder CS6.

Proficient with in studio and field crew setup, operation and breakdown of equipment.

Proficient in Microsoft and Apple operating systems.

Familiar with HTML and CSS web page authoring and manipulation.

Familiar with online social networking on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin.

I have worked in several industries where I was responsible for projects and events with costs in the millions and have never failed that trust.

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  • Master Control Operator
  • Caregiver
  • Security Officer
  • Central Office Telecom Installer Level 2
  • Bachelor of Science