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KING5, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Seattle, WA is looking for a Crew-Chief of News Operations. Our ideal candidate will need to possess excellent leadership skills, the ability to be effective in a fast-paced, breaking news environment, and a commitment to providing an exceptional quality product for all news platforms. This individual must want to be part of a team that is focused on the audience in everything they do.


• Lead proper technical execution of daily live remotes, ingest and processing of newsfeeds; operation of microwave and satellite transmission/reception equipment and vehicles.

• Play a key role in planning and coordinating daily remote broadcasts and special productions.

• Provide leadership, coaching, development, and support to Team to increase overall performance and ensure alignment with KING’s strategic plan, core values, vision, and mission.

• Maintain quality control including problem recognition, follow-up, proactive promotion and consistency in product quality, and technical expertise from Team.

• Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and safe, proficient operation of remote broadcast and associated equipment, including all ENG and SNG vehicles.

• Work effectively and collaboratively with newsroom and all other departments on content coverage and distribution.

• Provide proficient, detail-oriented ENG/SNG staff scheduling and vehicle/equipment maintenance.

• Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with vendors to maintain KING’s news vehicle fleet.

• Coordinate maintenance and repair of news vehicles and remote equipment.

• Balance multiple high-impact projects and reprioritize as needed.

• Assist in other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Budgeted Compensation: $31.25 – $34.62


3-5 years



• A minimum of at least three years’ experience working as a news engineer or equivalent.

• Experience in field engineering and production of live multi-camera broadcasts, live events, and remote field production.

• Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, and communicate effectively under pressure.

• Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills.

• A high degree of attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve quickly.

• Valid Washington driver’s license and good driving record, able to lift up to 40lbs and occasionally up to 80 pounds with or without accommodation.

• Maintains quality control in this area including problem recognition and follow-up. Proactive in promoting consistency in product quality & technical expertise from staff members.

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.




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 http://www.TEGNA.com.


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.