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Multi-Role Engineer, Per Diem

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
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Careers Center | Multi-Role Engineer, Per Diem
  • Multi-Role Engineer, Per Diem

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/29/2018 4:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Per Diem Multi-Role Operations Engineer to work in a dynamic broadcast environment. The successful candidate will be able to operate a wide variety of equipment in our state-of-the-art master control, news control and transmission control rooms for multiple channels including national networks, local broadcast and cable channels. The candidate must have strong computer skills and be able to learn new technologies.



    Candidates should have at least three years of experience in several of the following areas:
    -Master control operations in a 24-hour, Class-A broadcast facility
    -Operation of robotic cameras in a live production environment
    -Operation of audio production consoles in a live newscast environment
    -Transmission and Satellite organization and control for live sports events
    -Operation of automated production switchers using Ross Overdrive, Sony Ignite, etc.


    Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting techniques and effective communication to best convey the issues necessary for resolution. Interested candidate must be a team player. This position requires schedule flexibility. Evenings/weekends/holidays/overnights will be required.


    -Five years total experience in professional live television broadcast operations required.
    -You must be detail-oriented and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
    -Working knowledge of common business software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
    -Must be self-sufficient and have a press-on-regardless attitude.


    The WGN-TV facility originates WGN-TV/Channel 9 as well as three national networks and a 24-hour cable news operation. This position is a per diem position which will require membership in IBEW.


    WGN-TV is located seven miles northwest of downtown Chicago just minutes from I-94. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary as well as free on-site parking for employees. Do you have what it takes to be on our team? Send us your resume and take your first step towards becoming a part of the WGN-TV crew!


    Equal Opportunity Employer


    On-line : Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Multi-Role Engineer, Per Diem”.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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    Posted: 2018-11-15 Expires: 2018-12-15

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