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Tech./Eng. - Engineer (Assoc.) - WILX

Company: Gray Television
Location: Lansing
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Gray Television: 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 87 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 WILX: WILX, the highly rated NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan for more than 60 years is on a growth trajectory. WILX currently produces 33 hours of news per week and growing. A market leader in news, digital, and social media WILX News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters "Station of the Year" award. WILX is a breaking news and weather station, with a strong emphasis on original, local reporting. Our respected main anchors live here and have made WILX their career home. This includes the longest-running sportscaster in the state of Michigan. Our newsroom leadership is known for developing young journalists. Mid-Michigan (Lansing/Jackson area) is a big news market, home to the state capital and Michigan State University. It is a vibrant, diverse, stable area and a great place to live and work. Lansing is just an hour away from Grand Rapids, downtown Detroit, and a day-trip "up north" for some of the most beautiful places in the country. If you love lakes, boating, fishing, camping, beaches, downhill skiing, wine, craft brew, Broadway shows, Big 10 sports, minor-league baseball, NFL/NBA/NHL games...Michigan has it all! Job Summary/Description: Have you always had a knack for problem-solving? Are you the type of person who enjoys being hands-on? WILX is adding a role to our Engineering staff that will provide an opportunity for someone to advance their technical skills in the broadcast arena. This position is designed to give someone the opportunity to get into the ever-changing and fascinating broadcast industry. In this role you would have the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals while getting hands-on experience with all the technical systems within a television station. The role will include tech support for all operations aspects of a news station as well as preventative maintenance tasks for major technical systems. The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Perform regular maintenance of broadcast systems to ensure proper operation. Routine maintenance of hardware and software, such as performing software upgrades and file backups on the network daily, weekly, or monthly. Work with Engineering staff to design, install and maintain broadcast equipment. Provide assistance as needed to other members of the Engineering staff. Work with station personnel providing level 1 support to end users. Learn proper Engineering principals and processes with a goal to become a Broadcast Engineer. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Proficient with Windows and or MAC operating systems. Professional experience in a technical environment. Valid & unencumbered driver's license. Willing to work a flexible on-call schedule. Must be available 24/7 at times, and ideally live within 30 miles of the station. Experience as a Technical Media Producer a plus. Come join our dynamic team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WILX-TV) and attach your resume

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, and 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. GRAY TELEVISION, INC. PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

Keywords: Gray Television, Lansing , Tech./Eng. - Engineer (Assoc.) - WILX, Engineering , Lansing, Michigan

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