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Employment

EOE/AA/ADA Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of WGTE to recruit, hire and promote in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. The hiring and promotion of applicants will be based upon experience, qualifications and abilities outlined in the position descriptions.

It is the policy of WGTE to take affirmative action to ensure that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits and company-supported training shall be administered without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability.

WGTE Public Media's Equal Employment Opportunity Files are available for public inspection at the FCC's website.

WGTE Public Media, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Michelle Turner at WGTE Public Media by calling (419) 380-4644.

Sales Position

WGTE Public Media has an exciting opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic media sales representative. The candidate will build and maintain profitable relationships to secure corporate and non-profit financial support for our radio and television programs and digital content. 
 
Previous sales experience required; media sales preferred.  
WGTE Public Media provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff that honors your experience, perspective, and unique identity. Together, the team at WGTE strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
 
Send your letter and résumé to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 30, Toledo, OH 43614, or at employment→wgte.org, EOE/ADA

 

Chief Broadcast Engineer

WGTE Public Media, Toledo, Ohio, a community licensed public TV and radio broadcaster, seeks a full-time Chief Broadcast Engineer.

The Chief Broadcast Engineer leads a department with principal responsibility for radio broadcast service (four FM radio transmitters located in Northwest Ohio); TV broadcast service (one TV transmitter); a/v engineering support for studio and field productions and editing; IT services; TV traffic services; and, facilities maintenance and planning; to lead in the installation, maintenance, and repair of our transmitter sites in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas while complying with FCC technical requirements.
 
Responsibilities Include:

  • Support and advise senior management in developing and implementing strategy to enhance and sustain engineering infrastructure to meet program goals.
  • Develop and supervise the execution of all preventive maintenance and procedures.
  • Research and develop operating techniques to maximize the potential of technical facilities.
  • Assure strict adherence to FCC rules and regulations for broadcast operations and oversee the maintenance and quality control of all broadcast equipment, including proofs of performance for all transmitters.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of all applications for license renewal and other FCC permits as necessary. 
  • Develop and implement a long-term capital equipment replacement/procurement plan for TV and radio broadcast, TV and radio production, facilities equipment, etc. and work with senior leadership to secure and expend funding appropriately.   This includes researching and recommending system upgrades, etc. to senior management. Develop, recommend, and administer annual engineering budget; plan and recommend station's capital budget with senior management.

 
The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management and critical thinking skills.
 
An Associate’s degree in electronics technology or similar degree, plus 5-8 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry, is strongly preferred. In lieu of a degree, 10 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.
 
WGTE Public Media provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff that honors your experience, perspective, and unique identity. Together, the team at WGTE strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
Send your letter and résumé to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 30, Toledo, OH 43614, or at employment→wgte.org, EOE/ADA

Assistant Engineer

WGTE Public Media, Toledo, Ohio, a community licensed public TV and radio broadcaster, seeks a full-time Assistant Engineer.
 
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the assistant will provide support for IT systems, TV and radio broadcast equipment, video/audio production equipment, and other systems. The assistant also will assist with equipment installations, troubleshooting, maintenance, system designs/upgrades, and equipment repair in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas while complying with FCC technical requirements. Additionally, the candidate will assist with long-term planning for equipment upgrades and replacements.
 
Certification or degree in information technologies, broadcast engineering, or a related field is preferred. Additionally, three years of experience in a technical operations field is preferred as well as a willingness to gain additional knowledge/training in the field of broadcast engineering, informational technology, and cyber security.
 
WGTE Public Media provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff that honors your experience, perspective, and unique identity. Together, the team at WGTE strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
 
Send your letter and résumé to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 30, Toledo, OH 43614, WGTE Public Media, Toledo, Ohio, a community licensed public TV and radio broadcaster, seeks a full-time Assistant Engineer. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the assistant will provide support for IT systems, TV and radio broadcast equipment, video/audio production equipment, and other systems. The assistant also will assist with equipment installations, troubleshooting, maintenance, system designs/upgrades, and equipment repair in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas while complying with FCC technical requirements. Additionally, the candidate will assist with long-term planning for equipment upgrades and replacements. Certification or degree in information technologies, broadcast engineering, or a related field is preferred. Additionally, three years of experience in a technical operations field is preferred as well as a willingness to gain additional knowledge/training in the field of broadcast engineering, informational technology, and cyber security. WGTE Public Media provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff that honors your experience, perspective, and unique identity. Together, the team at WGTE strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

Send your letter and résumé to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 30, Toledo, OH 43614, or at employment→wgte.org, EOE/ADA

Production Intern

WGTE InternThe WGTE Production Intern will spend the semester working with WGTE Public Media’s production crew. This unpaid internship includes the opportunity to shoot on various professional cameras, edit with the Adobe Creative Cloud software, and learn audio and lighting techniques. Interns will also join the production crew in providing live video feeds for event coverage and streaming.

Production Intern Application