Assistant Manager of Technology

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description

WGRZ, the NBC affiliate in Buffalo NY is looking for an Assistant Manager of Technology.  The position will be integral in the operation and support of a 24x7x365 broadcast facility encompassing all departments, equipment and ultimately the audience served.   


  • Help manage a team which supports all media preparation and distribution technologies in a 24/7/365 environment
  • Manage the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects
  • Manage and maintain the all FCC compliance requirements
  • Advise and assist in the creation of operational and capital budgets
  • Assist in the technical support of critical hardware and software
  • Monitor and scrutinize daily on-air technical quality
  • Support improved workflows for our on-air and online products
  • Attract, retain and develop technology talent; assist in performance reviews

Job Requirements

  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows
  • Working knowledge of other technologies including; Camera Robotics Controls, Information Technology Infrastructure, Phone Systems
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong project management experience
  • Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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What's in it for you? WGRZ offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and TEGNA spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), the TEGNA 401(k) Savings Plan and more.