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Broadcast Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

The Broadcast Engineer will have a strong engineering background with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. The candidate with have a comfort with information technology and a passion for learning new technology in a fast-paced and challenging news operations environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, evaluate and purchase new technology; integrate new technology with current systems
  • Support and implement new station technology; train department and other station staff as appropriate
  • Maintain and repair station gear and equipment; facility maintenance
  • Provide IT support for studio equipment
  • Responsible for media management. Manage timing, check promos/commercials that are in Brutus
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering preferred; relevant work experience required
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer for a broadcast television station
  • Project management, communication skills, and ability delegate tasks required
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft OS and Office Suites, Automation Systems, Linux and Networking
  • Knowledge of Electrical Systems, UPS, and standby generators, and record keeping
  • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including, POTS and VoIP Systems
  • May be required to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work efficiently under deadlines and time constraints
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity

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HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-17