Broadcast Engineer

Website KSLA-TV

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

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 KSLA:

KSLA is the local CBS affiliate within Shreveport that supports viewers across the Northern Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana area with the station located in Shrevport, Louisiana. We also are affiliates for Circle, Bounce, GRIT, and DABL. We support the local area with daily news as well as a strong presence on over-the-top streaming services and on our digital web. Viewership is strong across over 300,000 households and continues to grow at a good pace. We have recently just expanded our technology to encompass news production automation to ensure that our local news continues to be a strong leader in our viewing area.

Job Summary/Description:  

The Broadcast Engineer will provide support to local news casts, live broadcast needs, high power transmitter support, technical core and helpdesk support and other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer. Knowledge of both broadcasting and information technology are required for this position.

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Should be familiar with supporting Windows, LINUX, and Apple operating systems
– Should be familiar with non-linear audio/video editing systems (Adobe, OBS, Edius)
– Should be familiar with automation systems. RossVideo Overdrive, BitCentral, VizGraphics, and Digital Broadcast a plus
– General upkeep of broadcast systems in support of the daily broadcast.
– Should be familiar with Windows server systems, Cisco routers, network and LAN support.
– Work with vendors on supporting above installed systems.
– Support broadcast equipment as requested by the station personnel and/or the Chief Engineer
– Work within set deadlines for projects as indicated from the Chief Engineer and/or corporate requests

Qualifications/Requirements:

– The applicant should be able to lift up to 50 pounds
– The applicant should have an applicable college degree with specializations in Computer Sciences or Engineering or have comparable work experience (with a minimum of 3 years working within this field of expertise)

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications
Education
 
Preferred

Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.
Experience
Required

2-3 years: professional or broadcast experience.

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