Broadcast Engineer

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Description

KCEN-TV, a NBC affiliate, and TEGNA Media 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 assisting Engineering/IT and Production departments. For the right applicant we are willing to provide training. 

The ideal candidate should have some of the following experience:

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of PC and PC Server Systems
  • Computer networking
  • Electrical Engineering and Repair
  • RF Engineering and Repair
  • Project management
  • ENG Techniques (Microwave and Satellite)
  • Studio Television Production
  • FCC Broadcast Regulation Compliance


Job Requirements


  • 3-5 years technical experience in computer repair and service
  • Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot and solve medium to complex technical issues in real-time
  • Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers and co-workers.
  • This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate. 
  • A two-year technical school degree, associate degree in electronics or SBE certification is desirable.
  • Must be dependable, a self-starter, able to perform quickly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines.


About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.  

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.  TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards. 

 TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.  In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.  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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About Us

“Start Here. Expect More!”  KCEN/KAGS-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the citizens of Temple, Waco, Killeen and Bryan-College Station.  With more than 60 years in operation, we still feel the obligation to our viewers to serve our communities faithfully and honestly.