Broadcast Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Kansas City,MO

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


WDAF-TV / Fox4 in Kansas City is seeking a Broadcast Engineer. The Broadcast Engineer's primary responsibilities are to help maintain the TV station's technical infrastructure and support a fast-paced news operation.

We prefer that candidates have a passion and some experience in most of the following areas:

  • Experience with high-powered solid-state broadcast transmitters
  • State-of-the-art broadcast equipment, with an emphasis on broadcast control rooms, studio operations, graphical equipment, and news gathering equipment and software
  • RF technology, including satellite and microwave transmission
  • Cellular newsgathering equipment
  • Experience with IP-based media workflow is desired
  • Strong experience with PCs, laptops, servers, and networking equipment is desired
  • Some knowledge of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations is a plus


  • Three years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred


The successful candidate will be a self-starter who pays attention to detail and is a team player. Other key responsibilities, attributes, and characteristics include: 

  • Maintain positive and proactive communication on all technology-related issues among all other departments (News, Sales, Production & Promotions)
  • Assist in capital-based projects, including design, installation, and then maintenance
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible but also focused on completing tasks and projects
  • Must be able to occasionally work weekends, longer hours, or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast emergencies or deadlines
  • A college degree and or SBE Certification are highly desired 
  • Able to stand, sit, reach, climb, kneel and lift up to 30 lbs.

The successful candidate will be a vital part of the team, where opinions and collaboration are the norms. Maintaining an atmosphere where people enjoy coming to work will be a crucial element of success for this position.



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