Broadcast Technologist - Engineering Technician

Hearst Television, Lancaster, PA USA

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Duration: Full-Time

WGAL-TV, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pennsylvania, market has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Technologist. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned industry veteran – or even an entry-level candidate with the right mix of skills and interests – to work for a leader in the broadcast industry that has the resources to foster career growth through a combination of training, mentoring, and hands-on experience.

What is the job?

The Broadcast Technologist works with the station Engineering team to maintain, repair and upgrade equipment covering all aspects of our operation from IT systems to cameras and transmitters.

Do you consider yourself a “maker”? If you are someone with a passion for cutting-edge technology, who is interested in 3D printing, has experience with a soldering iron and basic components or has ever built your own PC – we want to hear from you.

What skills are we looking for?


-Team-oriented attitude

-Virtual systems (VMWare)

-Basic IP networking


-Ability to read drawings and diagrams

-Basic knowledge of electronics and component repair

Prior experience in a broadcast facility is desirable but not required.

This is an in-person position and does not include remote work.

Additional Information:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.