Broadcast Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

San Diego,CA

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Fox 5 San Diego KSWB is looking for a Broadcast Specialist with a passion for solving diverse video and computer problems.  This Broadcast Engineer and IT Specialist will support live broadcast and postproduction equipment at an aggressive San Diego news station.


If you are solution-oriented, work well under pressure and enjoy operating in a fast-paced environment, Fox 5 San Diego is a great place to work.


You will work closely with a 24/7 News staff to identify and correct problems and maintain broadcast services. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role.

Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast and Information Technology Equipment.
  • Computer aptitude, a must.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable with computer systems and electronics.
  • General understanding of digital video formats is important.
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, and Video over IP technologies is useful
  • Must be able to follow technical drawings/documentation
  • Knowledge of satellite, microwave and fiber transmission technologies is useful


  • In addition to working well independently, must also work well as part of a team. Ability to work well with people at all levels, professions, and disciplines
  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues. Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems.
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations.
  • Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of live news events (i.e. occasional nights, weekends, and holidays).
  • This position is located San Diego, CA.


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