IT Engineer

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

Job Description

Position Summary

This position maintains computers, software, IT infrastructure, and documentation for WOI/KCWI.  As part of Tegna, this position assures that company policies relevant to these technologies are followed.  This position is expected to learn and support the infrastructures of television broadcast, news, and sales.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in managing and maintaining broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility with primary responsibilities of Desktop support and IT infrastructure.
  • Understand and assist in compliance with good engineering practice, rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
  • Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
  • Participate in engineering and other technical projects.
  • Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met.
  • Share the knowledge

Job Requirements

Desirable Skills and knowledge base

  • 3 years previous broadcast engineering experience.
  • Previous experience with IT systems in a broadcast environment including AD, and sales and news applications.
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco Networking, VLSM, and protocols
  • The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required.
  • Proficiency with PC/Server administration is preferred.
  • Proficiency with PC and MS Office, Linux experience a plus.
  • Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, Isilon storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices.




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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit



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.


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We have the ability to expose wrongdoings, help change laws, support local economies and bring communities together in times of crisis. Every day, our stations use storytelling to empower citizens to know about their community, learn about their neighbors and hear perspectives they would not otherwise encounter.
TEGNA has won more national journalism awards over the past five years than any other local broadcaster including multiple Gracie Awards from the Alliance for Women in Media, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, George Foster Peabody Awards, National Edward R. Murrow Awards and Service to America Awards from the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation.