Head of Technology and Operations
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Head of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the Engineering, Production, and Information Technology teams, which supports WFMY broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment.  This position is responsible for (including but not limited to):

  • Managing short-and-long term technology strategy
  • Day-to-day operations including equipment integration, maintenance for the core infrastructure, studios, control rooms, facility, post-production, and transmission for all live programming
  • Oversee compliance of FCC rules and regulations
  • Manage compliance of critical security policies, including Account, Password Security, Vulnerability Protection, Virus Protection, Untrusted Network, and IT Incident Reporting policies.
  • Manage Business Continuity and Disaster Contingency plans
  • Maintain financial responsibility for the Engineering and Production Departments including – expense budgeting, approvals, and reviews
  • Monitors and creatively scrutinizes daily on-air technical quality
  • Leads workflow improvements for both on-air and online products
  • Manages vendor contracts including technology, building maintenance, security, coffee/snack vending, and janitorial services
  • Leads capital planning and submission process for station
  • Leads project planning and project management for station wide initiatives

Job Requirements

Here's what you need:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years' experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.
  • Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership with a focus on team management
  • Understanding of IT processes including security, workflow, and management
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; ENPS Newsroom Systems, Sony ELC automation, RF Transmission, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.
  • Demonstrated strong project management experience.
  • Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WFMY News 2, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Greensboro, NC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WFMY News 2 is the place to be.

WFMY News 2 puts a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.  We provide an atmosphere to grow professionally and advance in a leading media company.  Benefits include medical coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.

We believe in serving the people of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, providing the information they need and want, and enjoying our work as we go.  Sound good?  Come join us!