Family-owned Morgan Murphy Media is actively looking for its
next Chief Engineer to oversee the Engineering and Information
Technology Departments of its flagship property – the award-winning
WISC-TV – located in the very desirable DMA #81, Madison,
Wisconsin. Become one of only a handful of Chief Engineers to hold
this post since the station signed on in 1956. The position also
includes technical oversight and management of the related
properties in Madison including the locally produced digital
subchannel, TVW; the region’s largest television website,
Channel3000.com; award-winning Madison Magazine; and Phase 3
Digital – a local digital agency.
The Chief Engineer plays a vital role in the day-to-day
operations taking responsibility for equipment procurement and
operation, facility maintenance, and installation across all
departments and properties. Extensive knowledge of microwave and
transmitter systems, studio, building, information systems, and FCC
regulatory rules and compliance are essential to this role.
As a member of the station’s senior management team, the ideal
candidate must possess excellent written and communication skills,
be highly self-motivated and command strong leadership skills that
inspire the engineering team to higher levels of technical strategy
and implementation internally and externally.
Candidate must have at least five years of engineering
management experience and who is looking to move to the next level
in their career. A college degree and Society of Broadcast
Engineering certification are preferred. Good color vision and
hearing and safe driving record are required.
Morgan Murphy Media is a dynamic and progressive family-owned
business that values its employees, culture, and community. We
offer a competitive wage and benefits package in addition to an
advanced, stimulating broadcast engineering opportunity.
If you match the above description for our next Chief Engineer,
we want to meet you.
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and beer. Located on the square, the capital building is surrounded
by retail, restaurants, urban living, performing arts, museums, and
public transportation. As home to the University of Wisconsin
Badgers, it’s a college town where students actively support the
community. It’s a naturally beautiful city surrounded by lakes with
plenty of outdoor activities. It is one of the most accommodating
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