Maintenance Engineer, Engineering Technician and Associate Producer

Website Nexstar

WJW, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in Cleveland is searching for a maintenance engineer, an engineering technician and a reporter/MMJ.

According to U.S. World & Report, Residents of the Greater Cleveland area flock to the city center to satisfy appetites at restaurants helmed by award-winning chefs, undergo a cultural education at museums and enjoy some of Mother Nature’s treasures, and the miles of walking trails, golf courses and more. Cleveland’s downtown comes to life when the sun goes down, with East Fourth Street offering restaurant, bar and nightlife options. Residents also flock to the city center to root for their home teams, the Cavaliers (basketball), the Guardians (baseball) and the Browns (football).

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Maintenance Engineer

Primary Responsibilities:

  • –Maintain station equipment through preventive maintenance and repair.
  • –Installation, wiring and documentation for broadcast equipment, IT servers, switches, routers.
  • –Assist News Dept with support for systems such as BitCentral, ENPS, Ross Xpression.
  • –Perform diagnostics and repair of computer systems.  Hardware repair or software installs.
  • –Operate or assist with transmission of bonded cellular, satellite or RF microwave truck.
  • –Have basic understanding of technical drawings and documents.
  • –Ability to interface with outside vendors for repairs or upgrades on systems.


  • –Minimum 3-5 years experience with IT, electronics, television environment or similar.
  • –Ability to troubleshoot-repair-operate broadcast equipment including video monitoring,    routers, patch panels, fiber, wireless devices, ENG cameras and studio robotic cameras.
  • –Use of audio-video-data test equipment such as digital waveform-spectrum analyzer.
  • –Demonstrated IT experience with basic server, networking topology and operating systems.
  • –Ability to work with management team on design, installation and integration of new equipment.
  • –Excellent communication and critical thinking skills, ability to prioritize issues.
  • –Good hand dexterity, ability to climb ladders, work in tight spots, lift minimum 50 lbs.
  • –Amateur radio operator, FCC license, SBE/Cisco/Microsoft certifications all a plus.

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Engineering Technician

Primary Responsibilities

  • Technical Director with Ross Overdrive automation.
  • ENG/Production field acquisition with Sony cameras, Dejero bonded cellular.
  • Editing with Adobe Premiere, BitCentral Systems, ENPS.
  • Production Control audio (SSL) and studio robotic cameras (Ross Cambots)
  • Must have at least a high school education; College degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Available to work any shifts, including weekends and overnights.
  • Ability to work with others under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to be trained on additional engineering skills as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds

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Associate Producer

Associate Producer assists in the writing and production of the newscast, as well as contribute to our digital platforms and help out on the assignment desk.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to…

-Writing for newscasts

-Fill in as a line producer

-Assistance to newscast producers

-Assistance to assignment editors

-Occasional field work gathering interviews and video with photographer

-Studio production work including assisting guests

-Contribute to digital and social media platforms as directed


Ideally, Associate Producers have two years or more as a Producer in a smaller market.

Additional experience working on newsroom websites and social media platforms and the assignment desk is a plus.

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