Satellite Transmission Manager

By on Oct, 20 2016 with Comments 0

Chicago, IL – Tribune Media has an immediate opening for a Satellite Transmission Manager to oversee our satellite uplink operations in Chicago and Indianapolis.

The Satellite Transmission Manager reports to the VP Technology, WGN-TV in Chicago and is responsible for maintenance and operation of uplink facilities in Chicago and Indianapolis. These uplink facilities are responsible for proper transmission and reception of the WGN America national cable network as well as national multicast channels AntennaTV and ThisTV.

The successful candidate will have expert knowledge of Cisco PNC encoder/mux/encryption configuration and maintenance. Expert knowledge of Cisco D-series receiver configuration (D9854/59//24/etc.) is required. Working knowledge of television broadcast infrastructure is required. At least five years of experience in the television industry in a maintenance role required. Knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations required. This job requires 24×7 on-call availability, an attention to detail, the ability to plan and execute projects with adherence to budgets and timelines, and excellent people skills. This position reports to the Vice President of Technology at WGN.

WGN-TV is located seven miles Northwest of downtown Chicago just minutes from I-94. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary as well as free on-site parking for employees. Do you have what it takes to be on our team? Send us your resume and take your first step towards becoming a part of the WGN-TV crew!

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested, send cover letter/resumes to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387

Apply On-line: Please go to, click on careers and
search for keyword “Satellite Transmission Manager”.

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