Broadcast Engineer, ABC News

ABC News

Job Summary

Working as part of the operations team of the London News Bureau this role provides full technical support to the newsgathering teams on location and in the bureau

The Opportunity & Responsibilities:

·       Seek out and embrace new technologies for newsgathering .Introducing editorial staff to new technologies

·       Technically support global journalists and editorial staff with equipment  including  – TVU backpacks , live from home setups , FTP/IP transmission

·       Travel to breaking news, or planned news event locations, as a field engineer providing services to news teams on location

·       Operate and maintain satellite uplinks and all other engineering field transmission equipment at the London Bureau and in the field

·       Operate the ABC News satellite truck as required

·       Operate and maintain robotic cameras in London Newsroom. Ingest material via Avid

·       Shiftwork and weekends required

·       First line maintenance on field and bureau equipment

·       Participate in bureau operation workflows and technical projects

The Experience We Require From You:

·       Education to Degree level in a related Engineering field, followed by selective theory & practical training courses during employment, or equivalent work experience

·       Knowledge of baseband and IP workflows essential

The Perks:

·       25 days annual leave

·       Private medical insurance & dental care

·       Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free

·       Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing

·       Hybrid working is available

·       Excellent parental and guardian leave

·       Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group – ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.


The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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