PT Broadcast Operator 2

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Description

KGW is looking for a highly motivated Broadcast Operator that thrives in an innovative technical atmosphere. The position requires someone who is disciplined and level-headed and able to work under high pressure and with critical deadlines. Our ideal candidate is highly collaborative and will be working with leading broadcast professionals and be responsible for our master control operation. This position will also be operating a handheld camera, setting up the studio for news productions and assisting with talent and guest. This position is a part-time role working about 20 hours a week and unionized. 


  • Operate master control
  • Operate a handheld broadcast camera
  • Set up audio for live productions
  • Use tools such as Crispin Automation, ENPS, Wide Orbit, and Grass Valley graphics systems
  • Other tasks as assigned




Job Requirements

Job Requirements: 

  • 2-3 years of experience in TV production with a focus in Master Control
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on the impact of daily operations in a fast-changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of broadcast tools such as Crispin Automation, ENPS, Wide Orbit, Grass Valley graphics systems
  • Ability to work night and weekend shifts as needed

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KGW you must complete the online application on the job page found on: and attach your resume and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.  


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.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Come join KGW, the NBC affiliate in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Be part of a team that’s dedicated to serving and making a difference in our community. KGW hires dynamic and talented journalists, digital media experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.

KGW produces 7 hours of local news and programming every weekday. The station also maintains an award-winning website dedicated to providing unique and in-depth reporting on issues that most affect our community. All of this content is easily accessed through our multiple digital apps. Wherever people need news and information, KGW is there.

When you join our company, you join an organization based on strong values: community, integrity, innovation, and teamwork. KGW offers a competitive benefits program that includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner and your dependents as well as life insurance, a 401(k) Savings Plan, and more.
With nearly 60 years in the Portland market, come join the most respected TV station in Oregon!