Reports To: Station Manager
Complete responsibility for the technical operations including technology, studio, on-air news, remote operations, production, HVAC system, and electrical power systems for both KIAH and KDAF stations. Will direct the development and administration of departmental operating plans and budgets and capital projects. Directs and administers guidelines to assure the proper functioning and maintenance of all technical equipment and systems. Additional duties include staff selection and development, compliance with all local, state and federal law.
Experience in an engineering news or operations department at a commercial broadcast station. Must have experience in leading technology support for live newscasts. Strong knowledge and understanding of digital technology, including computers and networks. Must understand preparation of capital budget and tracking expenses. Must understand current emerging technologies. Weekly travel to each station is required.
Bachelor’s degree in related field.
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