MC Hub Maintenance Tech JRO32555

Job Description

The E.W. Scripps Company is hiring for an MC Hub Maintenance Tech. They will serve as a technical expert for the Scripps Master Control Hub Operator team, supporting the Scripps television broadcasting entities. Leverage deep knowledge of computers and IP networks as well as master control hub operations. Troubleshoot, diagnose and implement solutions to technical and operational difficulties.

The Master Control Hub is responsible for partnering with the Scripps stations to provide centralized, remote control and monitoring of the commercial and programming sources for the stations.


Serve as liaison to IT group for Master Control.

Report to the master control hub manager but consults with Scripps local station engineering directors and other senior leadership including the senior director of Scripps engineering.

Install, maintain and repair critical broadcasting components to ensure all systems are functioning at peak efficiency.

Troubleshoot and repair a variety of issues with broadcast and IT equipment.

Rely on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to perform efficiently and successfully.

Make recommendations for products and service enhancements.

Significant technical ingenuity and flexibility is expected.

Collaborate with technology suppliers regarding set-up, upgrades, enhancements, troubleshooting and issue resolution.

Program/customize master control software functionality.

Track and assist master control users with desktop computer and server issues.

When resolving open issues seek multiple perspectives, gather more information when necessary, close or escalate issues and monitor resolution so that hub operation is optimized.

Work with the hub leadership team to address operational issues and facilitate decision making with regard to technical matters.

Provide input and make recommendations to assist in disaster recovery and system planning.

Other duties as assigned.

May require working overtime, holidays and weekends with short notice when necessary.

Required Skills


Very strong analysis and problem solving skills: The ability to assess a situation, seek multiple perspectives, gather information and identify key issues is critically important in this role

Solid knowledge of computer hardware, software, LAN environment, configuration and operation

A very high sense of responsibility and urgency regarding corrective action and customer service

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Composure: Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast, deadline-driven environment, and maintain calmness and accuracy of work

Strong organization skills

Highly detail oriented

Working knowledge of video servers, routing processes and related equipment

Working knowledge of television RF transmitter parameters and operations

Good communications skills, both verbal and written

Working knowledge of all functions and responsibilities of television Master Control

Education Required


Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred

Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred



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