IT Specialist

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

Job Description

CBS News 8 (KFMB) San Diego, a TEGNA Media Company has an opening for an IT Specialist who has technical experience with media-oriented technologies including a strong understanding of content management systems and remote operations support. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active equipment in order to ensure smooth daily operations.  Additionally, a stellar performer will have a problem solving/solutions oriented mentality with the desire to learn and will practice perseverance with troubleshooting to ensure that ongoing problems and general maintenance are managed effectively and efficiently.  Daily responsibilities include:


  • Provide desktop support to KFMB staff
  • Install and maintain computer hardware and software
  • Assist personnel in resolving computer issues and creating solutions
  • Individual must present a positive customer service experience for fellow employees
  • Must be able to work independently but also work as a team with fellow department members when needed
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and complete assignments on-time.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Microsoft software products as well as deploy and maintain iPhone, iPad, and Android handheld devices
  • Hours of work - 5 days per week, 8 hours per day. Overtime may be required from time to time. Actual days may vary and may include weekends and evenings.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 3 to 5 years related experience in a multi-platform IT environment
  • Experience with Broadcast Automation, Graphics, Editors, Switchers, Routers, Audio Consoles, etc.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP required
  • Active Directory
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Hardware/Software Installation
  • Desktop/Laptop/Mobile Maintenance and Security
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. and work on ladders
  • Demonstrated sensitivity in handling confidential information
  • This is a 24/7/365 business, you must be able to respond to emergency calls as quickly as needed




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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About Us

Become part of the legacy stations of KFMB in America’s Finest City! The KFMB group includes CBS 8, The CW San Diego, 100.7 KFM-BFM, KFMB-AM 760, and all associated digital and social media properties. With our quality entertainment, award-winning news, community presence and #1 local newscasts, our media properties offer a combined weekly reach of close to 1.5 million adults. Each of our stations can tout success, from CBS 8 (the #1 CBS affiliate on the West Coast), to 100.7 KFM-BFM (radio’s #1 morning program). We are known for responsible journalism, marketing excellence, advertising expertise and cutting-edge social media. Each day, our goal is to create compelling content that empowers and enriches our community.