• Engineer

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 3:48 PM)
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  • Overview

    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.


    • 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


    • 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
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to wrok in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity



    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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