Broadcast Engineer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/7/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WMAZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Macon, Georgia has an opening for a Broadcast Engineer. This position is responsible for integration, maintenance, operation and support of broadcast equipment and reports to the Director of Technology. 

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Support day to day operations of broadcast systems
  • Operate live truck in the field and operate studio production equipment as needed
  • Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including television broadcasting, studio production and associated broadcast equipment
  • Willing to train on IT and broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components and perform other physical tasks
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • ​​BA/BS in Computer Science or IT related degree preferred
  • Transmitter/satellite experience preferred
  • Computer and/or broadcast technical skills are a plus as cross-training in areas outside Master Control will be required
  • Solid understanding of current computer hardware and network technologies
  • Understanding of file-based multimedia technologies and video edit systems is a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical end users
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation

 

About TEGNA

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 www.TEGNA.com.

 

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

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