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Broadcast Engineer at WCNC CHARLOTTE

Broadcast Engineer

WCNC CHARLOTTE Charlotte, NC Full Time
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Job Summary:

WCNC-TV is looking for a Broadcast Engineer for a TEGNA NBC affiliate in Charlotte, NC. 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 station 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 studio.

•  Maintenance and support of Gates Air Transmitter.

•  Must possess strong multitasking skills.


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.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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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Charlotte, NC

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Engineering, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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