Broadcast Engineer

Date Posted: 8/6/2020

Job Description

KSDK, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, Missouri has an opening for a Broadcast Engineer.  This position is responsible for integration, maintenance, operation and support of broadcast equipment and reports to the Head of Technology and Operations.  This is an union position.


  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to think on their feet, work well with others and be a self-starter.  A team player who is focused on quality customer service for internal/external customers.
  • Support day to day operations of broadcast systems.
  • Create and maintain wiring documentation and system configuration documentation.
  • Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including television broadcasting, studio production and associated broadcast equipment.
  • Willing to train, if required, 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 had and power tools, work on small components and perform other physical tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
  • Minimum three years' experience in a television broadcasting environment.
  • Familiarity with Bitcentral-related hardware/software and Sony ELC a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; transmitters, antennas, broadcast switchers, router systems, ENG and DSNG transmissions, field cameras, signal path workflows and automation.
  • Ability to work well and make solid decisions under pressure.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.



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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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!