Broadcast Technology Engineer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Description

KUSA-TV, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Denver, CO is seeking a Broadcast Technology Engineer to maintain and support all media distribution platforms, including but not limited to broadcast technology & operations.  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
  • Provide desktop support
  • Maintain broadcast automation and playout systems
  • Support news editing and scripting systems/software
  • Support building/physical plant systems as needed
  • Provide remote site and transmitter support

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows
  • 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 

  

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

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.