Broadcast Engineer

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

Job Description

KYTX-TV, a CBS affiliate, and TEGNA Broadcasting owned station, has an opening for a Broadcast Engineer. The ideal candidate should have a broad base of technical skills and experience. This position will be co-responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with other members of the Engineering/IT and Production departments.

Job Requirements

 The ideal candidate should have experience in the following:

• FCC Broadcast Regulation Compliance

  • Computer networking
    • Electrical Technology and Repair
  • RF Engineering and Repair
    • Project management
  • Studio Television Production
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving.

    Candidates should have experience in a similar position, proficiency in technical writing, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a team based environment.  Television broadcast engineering experience is a must.  FCC GROL or SBE Certification is a plus.  Must be able to lift 75 lbs. Must be able to work occasional long shifts. Must be available to be on call 24/7 and may be required to do local travel.


About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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.


Job Snapshot

About Us

KYTX-TV is the TEGNA CBS affiliate in the Tyler/Longview area of beautiful East Texas.  For over 10 years, the station has kept our viewers informed about local events and news that impact their lives through quality storytelling, timely local reporting and participation in community events.  KYTX won the Edward R. Murrow award in 2014 recognizing the station’s commitment to its community.  At KYTX, the future is bright.  We’d like you to be a part of it!