Broadcast IT Engineer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

Job Description

KUSA-TV, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Denver, CO is seeking a Broadcast IT Engineer to maintain and support all media distribution platforms, including but not limited to computer & network operations and broadcast technology. KUSA is a visionary media hub unlike like any other local TV station. We work hard every day to bring a high level of customer service to our internal clients. This position requires an engineer with great people skills and a desire to work in a flexible environment.  The ideal candidate can balance multiple ongoing projects while addressing the immediate maintenance needs of a 24/7 operation. We support a large local tv station, numerous corporate business units and a national television show.  If you're looking to expand your skills in one of the most active and dynamic cities in America, then we'd love to have you in Denver. ​

Responsibilities:

  • Support critical broadcast/IT systems including computers, servers, television transmission, video automation systems and ENG equipment.
  • Provide hands-on desktop support and troubleshooting
  • Maintain computers network, broadcast automation equipment, and playout systems
  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
  • Apply regular security updates
  • Maintain VOIP telephone system
  • Provide PC and Mac hardware/software support including installation, service and repair of workstations
  • Assist Engineer with remote site, transmitter support and Master Control maintenance
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory of equipment​

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of related broadcast experience
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows
  • Experience with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Competency in core hardware and computer system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
  • Efficient in troubleshoot problems and responding quickly under pressure
  • Working knowledge of other technologies including; Camera Robotics Controls, Information Technology Infrastructure, VOIP Phone Systems
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong project management experience
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and make quick decisions under pressure
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation with assigned on-call schedule
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds​ 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. 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 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 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 owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

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.

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

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.