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Head of Technology and Operations

Buffalo, NY, USA

WGRZ

Job Type

Engineering

About the Role

WGRZ, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY, has an opening for an experienced and versatile Head of Technology and Operations. This position will report directly to the Regional Head of Technology and Operations.

The Head of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the Engineering, Production, and Information Technology teams, which support WGRZ broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment.

COMPENSATION: $95,000—$100,000 USD

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years of experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.

Experience

  • Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated strong leadership with a focus on team management

  • Understanding of IT processes including security, workflow, and management

  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; ENPS Newsroom Systems, Production Control Room Automation, RF Transmission, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.

  • Demonstrated strong project management experience.

  • Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years of experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.

About the Company

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email askhr@tegna.com

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