Manager of Technology and Operations

KFMB, TEGNA’s CBS and CW affiliate in San Diego, has an immediate opening for an experienced Manager of Technology and Operations reporting directly to the General Manager.

The Manager of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports KFMB broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.

Job requirements and application information here.

Posted 8/20/18

Maintenance Technician
KUSI San Diego

KUSI is looking for an electronics technician to assist the Engineering Department in their mission. The ideal candidate will have experience with networking, server maintenance and PC upkeep. Must demonstrate knowledge of Microsoft operating systems including Windows XP/7/8/10, Server 2008/2012, Active Directory.


The ideal candidate will have an Associate Degree in Information Technologies, Computer Sciences or technical training in a related field. An understanding of newsroom computer systems such as Associated Press ENPS is a plus. In addition, a working knowledge of basic electronics is required. Candidates need to know how to use basic tools and soldering and de-soldering techniques. A minimum of 2 years experience in a working technical environment is necessary. Experience with configurations of network infrastructure, LAN, WAN, switch configurations, IPv4 and IPv6 routing. Good working knowledge of video streaming protocols helpful. Candidates need to have the ability to diagnose, repair and configure Client PCs and Servers back to operational service quickly and efficiently.

See original posting on KUSI.COM for details on how to apply.

Renewed 9/1/18

Assistant Chief Engineer
KUSI San Diego


Job Responsibilities: Maintenance and repair of broadcast television, IT, transmitter and microwave equipment. Must be familiar with Evertz 7800 series studio terminal gear, operation, and configuration. The successful candidate will assist the Chief Engineer with creating and maintaining preventive maintenance procedures. Position participates in technical system specifications, design, installation, and training. Must have knowledge of current FCC rules and ATSC digital broadcasting specifications. Position regularly evaluates and recommends improvements for all technical systems. The employee will respond to the operational & technical needs of other departments. Knowledge of digital satellite technology and Compusat automation system a plus.


Necessary Skills: Should have a minimum of 5 years broadcast engineering and 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role. Must have positive “can do” attitude, Strong work ethics, and be self-motivated. Must be able to work occasional odd work shifts including early morning and or late night. Must be able to adapt to ever-changing “On Air” needs of News and Production departments. Candidate must have an understanding of electronics repair techniques, know how to use an oscilloscope and other troubleshooting equipment to repair to component-level and some cases board level on various hardware-based broadcast equipment. Candidate must exhibit strong knowledge of broadcast on-air operations, including file-based workflows, as well as broadcast engineering troubleshooting skills from HD cameras to production switcher, through 8VSB transmission. Experience with Bit Central Precis and Oasis News playout system a plus. Remote live broadcast setup, both HD video and analog audio setup, digital electronic newsgathering technologies including but not limited to live truck systems, mobile non-linear editing, COFDM microwave, bonded-cell technology, remote file contribution, other file-based news and video content transfer methods. Candidate should have a solid understanding of digital and analog video and audio waveforms, standards, and specifications. Candidate must be well versed in digital audio/video standards, specifications, and measurement related to digital television signals. Must possess a firm grasp of MPEG2 and MPEG4, file structures, and other video and audio encoding, and compression schemes and techniques. Must have detailed knowledge of digital transmission streams and transmission methods.vDSNG experience a plus. Must understand SD- SDI, HD-SDI, AC3, AES, ASI, SMPTE-310m, ATSC digital broadcasting, high power ATSC transmitter RF troubleshooting and repair experience. Candidate needs a comprehensive knowledge of IT equipment as it pertains to modern broadcast and business operations. VOIP, Switch configuration, VPN configuration, IP Video Encapsulation. NAS, FTP, and other Storage methods and topologies a plus. Ability to Troubleshoot IT/Computer problems Knowledge of Computer Operating Systems – Windows Server, Windows, Mac OS.  Mac Final Cut Pro, PC repair, and problem diagnosis.

See original posting on KUSI.COM for details on how to apply.

Renewed 9/1/2018


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