Broadcast Engineer – IT Technologist

WLBT

Description:
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT WLBT
WLBT is Mississippi’s flagship station and the dominant #1 local TV and digital media in Central Mississippi. We are an NBC affiliate that consistently produces award winning local news coverage. Jackson, MS is market #92 with a 24 county DMA. It is Mississippi’s largest TV market and state capital, offering great museums, several local universities, and home to the largest medical facilities in the state, including the prestigious University of Mississippi Medical Center. With our great weather, Mississippi is about the outdoors. An extensive network of walking, running and cycling trails is available across the metro. And if you love a weekend getaway, Jackson is located within a short drive from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta.

If you’re a sports fan, we have you covered. The Mississippi Braves, the AA team of the Atlanta Braves, calls metro Jackson home. We host the PGA with the Sanderson Farms Championship. We have two SWAC schools in our DMA, Jackson State and Alcorn State. If you love SEC sports, we have four schools (Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and LSU) less than three hours away. And Saints, Pelicans and Grizzlies fans have an easy drive to NOLA and Memphis.

The Jackson metro is the economic hub of Mississippi and a great place to work, live, and raise a family.

JOB SUMMARY
Position requires maintenance of technical operations, including studio, on-air, news, remote operations, production, power and video/IT systems. The Engineer will support station technical guidelines to assure the proper functioning and maintenance of all technical equipment and systems. The Engineer will work closely with news, creative services, and all other Departments within the station.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•Reports directly to the Chief Engineer
•Working knowledge of computers and networking technologies
• Have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems
• Working knowledge of digital audio/video systems
• Working knowledge satellite downlinks, HD up-converter and encoding systems
• Interact directly with the end users, including newsroom operations, sales & others all with varying priorities & needs
• Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and
provide on-call services.
• Maintains building needs

Requirements:
At least two years experience in IT or broadcast technology preferred

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.

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