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Broadcast Engineer at WGRZ

Broadcast Engineer

WGRZ Buffalo, NY Full-Time
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WGRZ-TV is looking for a Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support for the NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY.   This individual will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing TV/Digital production, transmission, and broadcast systems equipment.  ​

Responsibilities include: 

  • ​​Support day to day operations of our television stations including all daily news operations, equipment and computer-based IT systems.
  • Maintain and/or repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, intercoms, monitors, display systems, as well as traditional desktop and file/print services.
  • ​Provide technical support to operational users.
  • Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and software applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
  • Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation.
  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
  • Maintain knowledge staying current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, and studio production.
  • Knowledge of IT and Broadcast systems operation, maintenance and services as needed to assist in supporting these systems.
  • Provide light building maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.​
  • ​Maintain, support and upgrade broadcast and IT environments throughout the station including the news department, sales and traffic departments, and/or television broadcast studios.

  

  

Qualifications Include:

  • ​​Ability to troubleshoot and maintain television broadcast equipment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (ability to clearly communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues).
  • Associate degree (AA) in electronics, related field or work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of television transmitters preferred.
  • Ability to install and maintain computer systems and network equipment.
  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
  • Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • ​Available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays, as needed.
  • ​Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.

 

 

 

 

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 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 [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

 

 

 

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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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Buffalo, NY

Job Type

Information Technology, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/12/2021

Job ID

9083/7501/42395
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