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Master Control Operator

Bally’s Chicago

777 W Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60654

Casino Resort
Gestionado Por Bally’s Corporation

Medio Tiempo


Stadium is looking for a Master Control Operator to join our team. The Master Control Operator should be technically inclined with a comprehensive understanding of and the ability to operate broadcast equipment in a master control environment. This includes original taped programming, LIVE events, Press Conferences and LIVE studio shows. The Master Control Operators are responsible for ensuring a quality on air presentation for all programming on Stadium. They must possess strong communication skills with all supporting departments and have the ability to work under pressure and solve problems quickly.

Stadium is the original multi-platform sports network featuring exclusive live and on-demand games and events, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms, as well as a comprehensive array of on-demand (VOD) digital content including additional live games and events.

Key Job Responsibilities Include
  • On-air operation of Grass Valley ITX Master Control System
  • Editing, managing on air logs, automation playlists and server device management as required 
  • Complete LIVE on air faxing with remote and studio sources: playlist routes 
  • Demonstrated abilities to monitor quality of outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary
  • Knowledge of on-air graphic elements through Grass Valley Vertigo – Ticker, bug and sponsor secondary events 
  • Preview scheduled programs to ensure that signals are functioning and programs are ready for broadcast. Air checklists and playlist monitoring for on air playout accuracy 
  • Ensure Close Captioning is accurate 
  • Support operation of the station by assisting engineering, ingest, and other departments 
  • Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and perform emergency workarounds 
  • Quality Control of filing shows and commercial spots into video server. Knowledge of spot delivery platforms a must. 
  • Analytical Thinking — analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Dependability — reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfill network obligations. 
  • Attention to Detail — strong detail in completing work tasks and provide communication through engineering reporting and Discrepancy reports
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years Master Control Experience, Grass Valley ITX experience preferred
  • College Degree in related field (Communications, Broadcasting) preferred
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office required
  • Strong sense of initiative required
  • Be able to read and understand Video and Audio metering software required
  • Detail oriented required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Flexible schedule nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays required
  • Punctual and dependable required
  • Must be willing to work at our Chicago, IL location 
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
  • Employee is regularly required to stand or sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard reach
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds of camera equipment
  • Must be able to perform physical duties consistent with setting up a production studio such as bending, stooping and kneeling
  • Ability to work in an office environment with moderate noise
  • Ability to perform computer work for an extended period of time
  • May be requested to work non-business hours and weekends for special job-related events
Publicado 2 De Abril De 2024

Bally’s Chicago

Bally's Chicago will be located in the city's River West neighborhood on the bank of the North Branch of the Chicago River, near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street.

The first phase of the new casino hotel resort is slated to cost $1 billion. It will include 2,700 slot machines, 95 table games, a suite-only hotel, with 100 suites. There will also be an outdoor music venue with space for 1,000 people.

The subsequent expansion of Bally's Chicago is projected to provide a total of 4,000 gaming seats with a new 400 room hotel, a 3000 seat indoor venue, and a 20,000 sq. ft. exhibition space.

This link on our Bally's Corporate site provides more information about the specific components of our facility:

This link provides the details of our commitment to develop a world-class entertainment destination resort, befitting Chicago’s status as a world-class city: New Casino Resort in Chicago | Bally's Corporation (

The permanent location will include a 3,000 seat theater, an extension of the Chicago Riverwalk, pedestrian bridge, six restaurants, a food hall, and room for 3,400 slots and 173 game tables.

The corporation has a plan to retrofit the former warehouse at the current Tribune plant in order to serve as a temporary casino while the casino is being built. Bally's Temporary Casino will be located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.

The temporary facility located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, will initially provide 33,000 square feet of gaming space accommodating 1000 gaming patrons. There will be two bars & cocktail lounges, a food service bar and a Grab N Go Kiosk.

Bally’s Corporation is a global casino and interactive entertainment company, headquartered in Providence Rhode Island, with a growing omni-channel presence. It currently owns and manages 16 casinos across 10 states, a golf course in New York, a horse racetrack in Colorado, and has access to OSB licenses in 18 states. It also owns Bally's Interactive International, formerly Gamesys Group, a leading, global, online gaming operator, Bally Bet, a first-in-class sports betting platform, and Bally Casino, a growing iCasino platform.

The Bally’s (North America) Interactive family includes upstarts, legends, sharks, and even a primate or two. Bally’s digital division is a portfolio of top disruptor brands in sports betting, iGaming, free-to-play gaming, and poker. Bally’s (International Interactive) has been recognized as the most successful multi-brand casino and bingo operator in the world with brands that cater to audiences all across the globe.

With 9,900 employees, the Company's casino operations include approximately 15,000 slot machines, 550 table games and 3,900 hotel rooms. Upon completing the construction of a permanent casino facility in Chicago, IL, and a land-based casino near the Nittany Mall in State College, PA, Bally's will own and/or manage 17 casinos across 11 states. Bally’s also has rights to developable land in Las Vegas post the closure of the Tropicana. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "BALY".

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