Job: Broadcast IT Associate – ABC7 Chicago

job description
WLS-TV’s Broadcast IT Associate (ABC 7 Chicago), located in Chicago, IL, will be instrumental in supporting computer hardware and software for users across all departments, as well as in day-to-day operations in the facilities needed to deliver our product. to viewers on multiple platforms. Main responsibilities include:


-Monitor and promptly respond to incoming requests related to IT issues.
– Maintain user PCs including installation, upgrades and configuration as required.
– Help with the integration of new users.
-Maintain inventory of all equipment, software and license users.
-Perform diagnostic tests to help troubleshoot problems
-Installation of computer peripherals, such as video display terminals and USB hubs for end users
-Track, route and redirect problem information to appropriate resources
-Make reports on equipment to note malfunctions
-Resolve technical issues with local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN) and other systems
– User training on hardware and software

– Writing training manuals
– Follow up with customers to ensure their issues are resolved and provide feedback
-WLS-TV is a 24x7x365 broadcast facility as such, occasional non-regular hours including evenings, weekends and holidays may be required.

Basic qualifications
– Effective communication with members of the technology team and ability to communicate across the organization at all levels.
-Candidates should have strong knowledge and experience working with Active Directory, Apple, Linux and Microsoft desktop/server environments, TCP/IP and Cisco networking, firewalls, server virtualization (VMWare) and the SAN infrastructure.
-Extensive experience supporting a wide range of technologies such as mobile devices, laptops, desktops and enterprise class servers.

Preferred qualifications
-Highly organized and able to monitor and respond to high volumes of various forms of electronic communication
– Familiarity with packaging and deploying applications with Microsoft SCCM or similar tools.

Training required

This position requires a certification or associate’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience instead of study.

Additional information
To apply, please log on to: and search for Job ID: 924724BR or use this link:

About ABC-owned television stations:
The General Entertainment Content Group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media company with the following business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Media interactive. From its humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of family. Disney stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests in every corner of the globe. With operations in over 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences enjoyed both universally and locally.

This position belongs to WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

WLS Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a corporate culture where everyone’s ideas and decisions help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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