NewsChannel 34, an ABC and NBC affiliate in Binghamton NY, is looking for a full-time general assignment multi-media journalist and fill-in anchor.

WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 is seeking a smart, motivated journalist who works well alone.  A bachelor’s degree is required, experience is preferred but not required. Submit your application at https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/6071/reporter-i%2c-news-anchor/job You can also send a resume and link to a reporter reel to jimehmke@nc34.com.  No phone calls please. 

IT/Digital Systems/ Maintenance Engineer

Position Summary:

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34 seeks an experienced and innovative IT technician to perform all information technology support for the station, and to assist with installation and setup of other digital broadcast systems. This individual is responsible for administering the IT policies and procedures of the company, maintaining servers, printers, VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers and PC workstations.

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 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

Manage user accounts through Active Directory.

Manage and assist users with E-mail and desktop support.

Install, manage and maintain servers and workstations with various Windows and Linux OS.

Administer antivirus and similar support systems.

Serve Engineering, News, Production, Promotion, and Sales Departments by providing quality support services.

Work closely with Engineering to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.

Manage and maintain News production server system, News content storage and playout system, graphics and editing systems.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.

Strong Information Technology background and networking skills required.

Microsoft and Cisco certifications are a plus.

Experience with remote desktop applications and VPN required.

Knowledge and experience with Adobe editing systems required.

Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred.

Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding a plus.

Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The IT systems technician must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the effectiveness of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The IT/ Digital Systems Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

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