Maintenance Technician - WHIO TV in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/19/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

The WHIO-TV Maintenance Technician 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 engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e., Broadcast technology as software, Streaming, OTT, Cloud Computing, etc.). This Position reports to the Engineering Manager for television. 


  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, signal processing and transmission systems. 
  • Troubleshoot and repair a variety of TV broadcast and production equipment 
  • 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 
  • Cable installation and termination 
  • All other duties as assigned 



What we look for


  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Be able to reimage or build up servers and desktop computers at the OS level. 
  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters and microwave equipment. 
  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing. 
  • 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. 
  • Be project oriented, organized and able to list previously executed projects from concept to completion. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines. 
  • Be willing to expand knowledge of emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies. 
  • Have a reliable mode of transportation (public transportation is not suitable.) Must hold and maintain a valid Ohio State Driver’s License. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 

Preferred Requirements

  • AutoCAD and Visio software 
  • Avid & iNews, Imagine, Evertz, RTS, Ignite 
  • Remote access systems (LogMeIn, TeamViewer, VNC, etc.) 
  • Automated Production Control software 
  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment 
  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems 
  • Adobe Creative Software Products 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit


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