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TV Chief Engineering Executive Search Firms Chief Engineer
 TV Broadcast Engineering

Search  Chief Engineer
Location New York City Technology Center
Compensation to $225,000 as a base with an additional performance based bonus and outstanding health, dental and vision, life and many other benefits for you and your family. Also, 401K savings plan with match.  These are exceptional benefits in a very stable, secure and ideal work environment for someone truly seeking a home in a non-traditional TV Broadcasting Network.
Executive Search Firm Filcro Media Staffing
Search Group  Broadcast Engineering
Officer in Charge Tony Filson


A highly respected, stable international broadcaster and diversified media conglomerate is seeking a talented broadcast engineering executive who is seeking a real home, in one of New York’s newest advanced studio and post production installations..  This broadcast engineering job is for a Chief or Senior Broadcast Engineer who desires long-term stability and career security in an ideal work environment for domestic and international broadcast origination.

Located in the New York Technology Center, this respected Broadcaster is migrating to OTT at an increased level as they integrate their TV, MSO, Satellite, OEM, Online and Social Media properties.  This Broadcast Engineering professional will lead, mentor and spearhead engineering projects, production and post in a hands-on manner, working with dedicated broadcast professionals who enjoy a highly desired work environment.

Based on the firm’s noted HR practices this is one of the best work environments in broadcast television based on their New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC and Atlanta reviews.

This Chief Engineer will be responsible for providing outstanding client and customer service to multiple broadcast studios, master control, transmission, post-production, creative content creation and the multiple edit facilities that work collaboratively with a state of the art LAN/WAN/SAN configuration to augment traditional BO&E infrastructure.

This Chief Engineer should enjoy technology and have the ability to bring new technologies to fruition and improve workflow to meet the needs of a diverse constituency.  This position reports to a seasoned TV Network executive with a reputation of creating exceptional award winning work environments in the TV and Motion Picture industries.


  • In a hands-on manner participate in day-to-day execution of maintenance,  personnel supervision, equipment management and technical support to BO&E, Production, Post and distribution partners.
  • Provide high-level customer support and service in 24/7 365 broadcast facilities.
  • Resolve issues calmly in a timely manner while delegating to your staff in a way that mentors and develops skills with positive reinforcement.
  • Participate in strategic planning of engineering resources for each show currently in production and their post-production needs.
  • Analyze systems and or workflow to identify issues, improvements and solutions as OTT migration increases to international markets.
  • Maintain a high level of comprehensive broadcast industry technical, creative and business knowledge to keep the broadcast infrastructure up to industry standards.
  • Work closely with broadcast operations to keep them informed through documentation of changes to the production and post environment.
  • Maintain, track and report project status for senior management.
  • The Chief Engineer has 5 direct reports to include engineers for production, post-production, Electrical systems and HVAC, Distribution / Transmission.

Broadcast Engineering Skills and Experience

  • Engineering degree
  • A minimum of (10) ten years of experience providing:
    • Studio - Production & Post
    • Master Control / NOC
    • Any Affiliate Distribution / OEM / OTT greatly desired
  • Server and Transmission Technical Support
  • Engineering documentation skills to work with vendors for equipment and studio builds / hang rooms etc,
  • Full cabling, wiring, equipment configuration, installation, systems integration and project management experience desired
  • A history of providing quality support to editors and production in a LAN/WAN/SAN domestic or multinational environment.
  • A working knowledge of networking technologies, topographies and troubleshooting used in broadcasting,
  • In depth knowledge of studio camera setup, MPEG compression, CODEC’s, C/KU, off-site redundancy for CMS Systems with partners like Microsoft and Google. Azure / AWS respectively.
  • A valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends as required for special events or technical issues.


Filcro Media Staffing
New York | Los Angeles | Atlanta
Broadcast Engineering Recruitment

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TV Chief Engineering Executive Search Firms Chief Broadcast Engineer
 TV Broadcast Engineering

Search  Chief Broadcast Engineer
Location Los Angeles, CA
Compensation Base to $250,000 based on related broadcast engineering experience. Bonus eligible. Comprehensive benefits and retirement in a productive, healthy and cutting edge work environment with a unique culture.
Executive Search Firm Filcro Media Staffing
Search Group Broadcast Engineering
Officer in Charge Tony Filson


The Chief Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for daily “hands on” support of the technical infrastructure and team for 24/7/365 live TV News and production facility.

This highly technical staff position requires an experienced individual with multi-channel master control, live studio production, editing and digital workflow skills.

Ability to communicate under complex and stressful conditions to all levels is key to the success.

In-depth knowledge of TV broadcast automation systems, ENPS newsroom rundown systems as well as core distribution technologies  required.


  • Manage, schedule, train, mentor, team of 10+ broadcast engineers and technicians
  • Monitor, supervise, and improve the daily production control processes within the Broadcast Operations Unit with a focus on Technical Systems, Master Control, and Live Events
  • In-depth knowledge of satellite, OTA, fiber, and IP transmission systems
  • Generate engineering schematics, design documentation, and SOP’s for all technical systems
  • Consults with Engineering and Senior level management to conceptualize new systems and integrate new technologies / systems into existing operation
  • Maintain monthly broadcast calendar, schedules, weekly call sheets, and daily exceptions (sick call etc.), including vacation scheduling, special events, cross-coverage and cross training
  • Recruit, hire and train new employees, manage and develop operations and production staff
    Solid understanding of IP networking and advanced computer skills (Windows, Mac)
  • Facilitate communication between the technical team, news desk and production staff
  • Understanding of IPTV, MATV, and OTT a plus
    Organized project management and communication skills
  • Frequently liaison with key executives for diverse and important broadcast technology issues.

Required Skills

  • Strong troubleshooting, working and technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital signal types, media formats and compression, sync, time code and signal flow.
  • Operational as well as technical knowledge of production control technology including Ross Carbonite switchers, Yamaha digital audio consoles, Imagine Communications Farad SAN / Nexio video servers, studio equipment, Evertz EQX Router, RTS, Crispin automation, etc. required.
  • Experience with ENPS or other NRCS systems highly desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge of MPEG encoding technology and head-end/NOC distribution required.
  • Familiarity with traditional terrestrial and satellite broadcast technology is helpful.
  • Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, and maintaining broadcast automation systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of serial, GPIO, and IP control methodologies.
  • In-depth understanding supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc
  • Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues.  Prior programming experience a plus
  • Ability to create, read and follow blueprints and system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • MS Visio and/or AutoCAD desired.
  • Ability to manage people and effectively delegate tasks.
  • Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.

Experience Required

  • Hands on TV Chief  and or Senior TV Broadcast Engineering experience. This is not a desk job, this is for someone who enjoys real involvement.
  • TV Engineering Project Management (PM) experience greatly respected.
  • Managing direct reports of skilled TV Engineers & Transmission Technicians
  • 5-7 years of experience working in a live TV production environment at a TV news station, TV sports, media organization, TV network, or TV studio.
  • A minimum of 2+ years currently and effectively managing a team of broadcast engineers.
  • News or Sports experience strongly desired for an understanding of rapid needs in fast paced 24/7 broadcast Network that is respected for it's broadcast technology and industry standing

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New York | Los Angeles | Atlanta
Broadcast Engineering Recruitment

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