IT Specialist - Broadcast Maintenance

Published On: Feb 11 2013 03:52:56 PM CST   Updated On: Jul 02 2013 11:06:59 AM CDT

Position Title:
IT Specialist/Broadcast Maintenance


Full Time

Location of Position:
P. O. Box 2222
Houston, Texas

General Position Description:
KPRC TV Local 2, the Post Newsweek owned - NBC station in Houston, Texas is looking for an experienced and organized individual to support the station IT and broadcast facility.

Responsibilities will include providing installation, maintenance, and repair of IT and broadcast equipment in all areas of the KPRC-TV operation. The facility includes the following equipment: a blend of Windows servers and workstations, WAN, LAN, Microsoft Exchange Server, Active Directory, newsroom and automation systems, graphics systems, video servers, signal routing and distribution and other IT/Broadcast gear supporting digital workflows. This specialist will need to provide timely support for needs arising during live broadcasts.

NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.


  • Minimum of 4 years experience in television working in IT and broadcast maintenance capacity with broadcast computer related hardware and software
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft operating systems (certification preferred) including Windows Servers, Microsoft Exchange
  • Working knowledge of administering and tuning SQL server
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Network and Wide Area Networks, including TCP/IP and network
  • Non-linear editing, FTP, encoding software, file formats, and HDTV systems, anti-virus software
  • Great communication, interpersonal, and learning skills

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under Texas Law.


Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Claudia Geyen

P. O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252





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