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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

News Engineering Technician (Part-time)

Publishing and Broadcasting

Meteorological Technician


Fresno, California, United States

KMPH/KFRE in Fresno, has an excellent opportunity for a part-time Broadcast Engineer. The ideal candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure, and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast / IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts, and emerging trends.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast and computer systems.
  • Support the News Department by providing operational support before and during newscasts and during breaking news.
  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls.
  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians.
  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management.
  • Adhere to Sinclair policies and best practices in a broadcast environment.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a broadcast environment.
  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.
  • This position may be subject to 24 hour on-call including weekends and holidays.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
The base hourly compensation range for this role is $16.00 to $17.00 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.