Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer / IT Engineer

WLOX

Biloxi, MS 09-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WLOX:

WLOX-TV is the number one station on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We produce award-winning news on both WLOX ABC and WLOX CBS. We also have a dominant digital presence, using WLOX.com, the WLOX News app, the WLOX Weather app, Gulf Coast Weekend and social media platforms to connect to a worldwide audience.

WLOX - Biloxi, MS
Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa8VB4Jt0bY&feature=youtu.be

Job Summary/Description:

A broadcast engineer works with hardware and broadcast systems that are used across television and new media. They make sure that shows are broadcast on time and to the highest level of quality. As well as operating and maintaining the systems, they also carry out updates and repairs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
* Support engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post editing systems, field production support and transmission of live/recorded events & programs
* Have knowledge regarding broadcast equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations
* Performs regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment replacement, supplies, etc.
* Documents and executes necessary corrective actions
* Ensures all transmission equipment is operating correctly before and during live event telecasts - corrects and documents technical problems
* Assist with implementing Engineering projects
* Maintains building needs
* Have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems
* Familiar with networking and IP addressing
* Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates
* Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards and professional demeanor

Qualifications/Requirements:

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6pokj-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WLOX

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.