Any broadcast engineering manager can tell you hiring competent help has become a challenge. I just went through a long period of interviews and failures to launch new employees for this reason or that. I know some other local managers have had trouble getting new engineers as well. Here are some of my observations: Continue reading Lessons Learned Hiring New Engineers
KGTV chose Andrew Moore, formerly of KERO Bakersfield to fill the staff engineer spot vacated when Frank Cruz recently retired. Andrew says, "I began in 2004 as a video editor for news while going to school. I attended CSU Bakersfield and received a BA in computer science with a minor in art. In 2007, I started apprenticing in the engineering department and was hired in 2008 as an IT/Maintenance engineer. I started here [at KGTV] on April 5th and I’m enjoying San Diego very much."