IT Specialist job vacancy in TEGNA (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

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Company name : TEGNA
Location : Wilkes-Barre, PA
Position : IT Specialist

Description :
WNEP-TV is looking for an IT Engineer to provide technical support for the ABC affiliate in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The position is responsible for the integration, maintenance, operation, and support of broadcast and business information technology systems and reports to the Director of Technology and Operations. The position will support broadcast-centric software and hardware as well as traditional desktop and file and print services. He/she will respond quickly to provide technical support for news, sales, and other content production operations.

Support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology throughout the stations including the studio and transmitter facilities
Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
Have experience with or knowledge of Windows Server, and Active Directory in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment. Support network security, network rights, naming standards, login scripts, and software upgrades.
Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation
Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products
Willing to train on IT and Broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment
Ensure that facility hits monthly patching targets
Be available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays
Other duties as directed
Work closely with the Technology and Operations, Sales, and News departments and with corporate IT support. He/She will effectively communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues

Job Requirements:


Computer Science or IT related degree a plus
Solid understanding of current computer hardware, network technologies, and Microsoft’s Active Directory environment
Understanding of file-based multimedia technologies and video edit systems is a plus
Knowledge of television transmitters preferred.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical end users
Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks
Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit
TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type Full-Time

Location Wilkes-Barre, PA

Job Type Information Technology

Date Posted 07/17/2022

Job ID 13110/11438/62022

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