Manager of Technology and Operations
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Description

KFMB, TEGNA’s CBS and CW affiliate in San Diego, has an immediate opening for an experienced Manager of Technology and Operations reporting directly to the General Manager. 

The Manager of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports KFMB broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment.  This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.
  • Working knowledge of other technologies including; Camera Robotics Controls and Information Technology Infrastructure.
  • 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.
  • General Cisco router and switch networking knowledge a plus.
  • Virtual infrastructure concepts and server hardware troubleshooting a plus.
  • Basic desktop/laptop support and Windows Active Directory experience preferred.
  • Cisco and or Microsoft certifications

 

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.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.