Broadcast Hub Operator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Description

​TEGNA is building a new broadcast operations hub in Charlotte, NC and we are seeking hub operators to join our team.   This position is part of a team responsible for the live operation, monitoring and support of multiple stations 24 by 7 in a single centralized environment.  This position will perform duties to ensure the on-air integrity of multiple network programming feeds and provide immediate response to emergency situations that may affect on-air programming. The ideal candidate is a self-starter capable of working independently or as part of a team.​

Responsibilities:

  • ​Maintain and manipulate on-air playlists, execute program/commercial/marketing changes, support live-event and off-air workflows, send logs for reconciliation and troubleshoot channel playout issues
  • Responsible for the ingest and quality control of broadcast materials into all automation systems
  • Manage commercial integration, including rolling commercial breaks, during taped and live programming
  • Monitor and maintain the continuity and availability for multiple channel streams
  • Ensure continuity of programming by confirming that every piece of material is accounted for and ready for on-air playout
  • Act as first line responders for internal clients
  • Vigilantly protect our air by simulating the experience of a viewer and constantly checking for proper audio, video, captioning and picture quality
  • With the guidance of Technical Managers and supervisors, work as a team to promptly recover from any on-air discrepancies
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

 Here's what you need:

  • BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience 
  • Basic understanding of television production, broadcast operations, and/or news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements
  • Proficient in Excel and the entire Microsoft O365 suite of tools
  • Knowledge of and ability to use electronic equipment and computer hardware and software related to television broadcast operations, including video and audio routing equipment, file servers, remote transmitter monitoring equipment and multi-channel automation systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot, take immediate action, and resolve broadcast issues
  • Strong customer service attributes and skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Unwavering composure in high-pressure situations 
  • Acute attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working successfully as part of a team
  • Must be willing to work in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Must be willing and available to work flexible hours, including overnight shifts, weekends, holidays in order to meet the needs of a 24x7 operation

​Desired:

  • 2+ years of experience in a master control or production control room television environment
  • Proven passion for media, television, and technology

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

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 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. 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.