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Company: Gray Television
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
About WWSB:
Live, work and play in a unique media market that so many vacationers call a top destination. WWSB-TV is the ABC Television station serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties on the Suncoast of Southwest Florida. Beautiful, postcard worthy views are bountiful, and so are the opportunities to enjoy the Florida lifestyle. Yes, the beaches are minutes away. So are some of the top attractions in Tampa Bay, Orlando, and South Florida. You're a quick ride from some of the most popular theme parks and cruise ports. While visitors come and go, our station and our newsroom are committed to serving the thousands upon thousands of people who call the Suncoast home. You'll find a special emphasis on covering news with a hyperlocal focus, while embracing the best practices found in some of the region's top markets.
Job Summary/Description:
WWSB ABC7 is seeking a full-time IT / Broadcast Engineer who would like to advance their career and help maintain our broadcast equipment and facilities in beautiful Sarasota Florida. A knowledge of station operations and technical layout is preferred, but we will train the right person on these systems. Our ideal candidate must first be a team player, be able to communicate effectively, be computer literate, and be willing to learn as well as share their knowledge with others. This position requires the ability to work with others to quickly identify key points of failure, and repair systems with minimal system down time. The use of sunscreen is recommended while outdoors, and the use of shark repellent as needed.
Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
--- Maintain and perform troubleshooting on IT and Broadcast hardware and software systems and equipment as needed.
--- Manage all IT and Engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post editing systems, and field production support equipment.
--- Perform regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment installation and replacement, deploying and refreshing devices, and other projects as needed.
--- Help maintain our Help Desk tickets as required, to support all Departments.
--- Maintain equipment and support users for On Air and Live Production systems
--- Have knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in to assist in emergency situations.
--- Have a working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems.
--- Be available to work during severe weather, breaking news situations, and provide on call services.
--- Additional duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Ability -
--- IT Knowledge and understanding of VM Systems.
--- Able to troubleshoot computers and software.
--- Management of Windows Active Directory.
--- An associate degree in an engineering or IT related field.
--- Knowledge of professional video and audio equipment and techniques.
--- Professional, communicative, highly self-motivated, detail oriented.
--- Ability to work under potentially high-stress situations.
--- Must have a clean driving record and valid driver's license.
--- Physical Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Come join our dynamic team, if you feel you're qualified, go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through theGray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
WWSB-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Sarasota , IT/ENGINEER - WWSB, Engineering , Sarasota, Florida

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