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Broadcast IT Engineer


Reno, NV 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Broadcast IT Engineer - KOLO

About KOLO:

KOLO 8 News Now is the ABC and Telemundo affiliate television station serving the Reno/Sparks area, Northern Nevada, and parts of Eastern California. KOLO is celebrating 70 years of producing award-winning news and telling local stories that matter. We are also dedicated to serving the community through KOLO Cares, partnering with local non-profit organizations.

Reno has an illustrious history of boom or bust, and right now the area is booming! Life in Reno/Tahoe is not just about work. Northern Nevada boasts remarkable outdoor activities highlighted by the spectacular beauty of Lake Tahoe, world-renowned ski resorts in the Sierra, trout fishing in the Truckee River and Pyramid Lake, placid campgrounds, miles of hiking and biking trails and, yes, casinos. San Francisco, Yosemite, and Napa Valley are all an easy drive for a weekend getaway. Many Northern Californians spend their weekends in Reno, especially with the summer festivals that feature balloon races, air races, Hot August Nights, and the nation's largest BBQ rib festival. There is always something happening in Reno, the ''Biggest Little City in the World.''

Job Summary/Description:

KOLO is looking for an individual with Broadcasting Technical, IT, or Operations experience to become an IT and Broadcast engineer. Duties include troubleshooting, maintaining, and installing broadcast equipment and network equipment.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• ️ Installation and repair of associated broadcast equipment and network equipment.
• ️ Use test equipment to troubleshoot audio and video issues and network issues.
• ️ Monitor and/or maintain quality control standards. Understand information taken from test equipment and determine the appropriate action.
• ️ Able to read and decipher schematic drawings and interpolate the information.
• ️ IT Duties, including maintenance and repair of computers, servers, networking equipment, etc.
• ️ Capable of working odd hours: morning, nights, weekends, and holidays.
• ️ Maybe on call for after-hours support.
• ️ Support all aspects of Breaking News Gathering, at a moment's notice.
• ️ A team player, but also a self-starter able to work alone.
• ️ Assist with facilities maintenance, including HVAC, Electrical, and security systems.
• ️ Able to lift 50 lbs.
• ️ Other duties as assigned by Technology management.

• ️ Valid driver's license and good driving record.
• ️ Have a working knowledge of video/audio systems and IP-based broadcast technology.
• ️ Have a working knowledge of News and Television Automation systems.
• ️ Have customer-focused problem-solving abilities.
• ️ Must be self-motivated and able to see projects through to the end.
• ️ Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• ️ Oral and written communication skills are mandatory.
• ️ SBE and/or IT certifications are a plus.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KOLO-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy0o73-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.