Broadcast IT Technician
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Description

We are a Broadcast Television station searching for an exceptional Broadcast IT Technician to join our Engineering Staff.

The Broadcast IT Technician is responsible for the day-to-day hands-on maintenance of the technical infrastructure at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA. This position is responsible for the integration, maintenance, operation, and support of broadcast and business information technology systems and reports to the Technology Manager(TM). The position will support broadcast-centric software and hardware as well as traditional desktop and file and print services.  He/she will respond quickly to provide technical support for news, sales, and other content production operations.

Job Requirements

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment.
  • Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology throughout the stations including the studio and transmitter facilities.
  • Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
  • Support telecommunications systems including business telephone switches, PRI, VOIP, carrier Ethernet, and other telecommunications technology.
  • Experience with Broadcast Automation, Graphics, Editors, Switchers, Routers, Audio Consoles, etc.
  • Have experience with or knowledge of Windows 2008-2012 Server, and Active Directory in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment. Support network security, network rights, naming standards, login scripts, and software upgrades.
  • Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation.
  • Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products.
  • Willing to train on IT and Broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment.
  • Be available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays.
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and 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 directed.
  • Must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player that is focused on quality customer service for internal customers.

Work closely with the Technology Manager (TM) and with corporate IT support.  He/She will effectively communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues.​

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.