Chief Engineer

May 11, 2017

WAND-TV (DMA#85) is seeking a Chief Engineer to lead our Engineering Department. This is a management position that oversees critical staff and equipment.

Duties include supervising a staff of engineers, Master Control Operators and IT department. Must be able to handle several projects simultaneously. This position will also supervise a major FCC repack project.

Qualified candidates should have 5+ years as a Chief, Assistant Chief, or lead engineer at a broadcast station. Knowledge about FCC requirements for broadcast stations is a major plus. Candidates must have excellent communications skills to work with management at a station and a corporate level. Candidates should also have strong leadership skills in addition to technical knowledge.

WAND-TV offers competitively priced health and life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan up to 6%, and vacation and sick time benefits. Salary will be commiserate with experience. WAND-TV is a great place to establish a long-lasting career. Decatur has a low cost of living, recently ranked the 3rd most affordable city in the country, and has good schools and a decreasing crime rate.

Candidates should email a resume to Chris Yeagle, Assistant to the Station President, at

WAND-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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