WETA

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Perform preventive and corrective technical maintenance on all broadcast and production systems. Provide broadcast systems maintenance, installation and testing support as needed. This position involves year-round 24 hrs./7 days support of master control, studios control rooms, post production, and news editing. Primary facility hours of operation 8am to 9pm and include a flexible weekend rotation. The position is covered by an IBEW union contract and reports to the Senior Director of Engineering.

  • Digital Technical Manager

    The Digital Technical Manager plans, builds and supports the live streaming, editing, remote production and publishing systems at PBS NewsHour. This position supports both physical systems and cloud services, and works closely with the digital video production team and the assignment desk to create innovative solutions to ensure maximum news coverage and most efficient use of resources for the PBS NewsHour’s production teams.

  • Facilities Engineer

    The Facilities Engineer is responsible for Maintaining the buildings and facilities systems. They will perform analyses of operational processes, utility usage, safety processes, recommend and implement improvements. Set- up Preventive Maintenance schedules, troubleshoot facility problems, and assist internal clients with Project Management related to WETA’s core businesses. The Facility Engineering oversees the plant operations of WETA’s corporate headquarters.

  • Production Manager, Local Projects

    WETA and NewsHour Productions are Washington, DC established media and news organizations. We are a largely local workforce based out of the Campbell Place office in Arlington, VA. WETA and NewsHour Productions value employee flexibility when possible. Most positions based in our Arlington, VA office will be onsite or hybrid, depending upon the role.

  • Senior Director, Principal and Major Gifts

    Secure up to seven figure gifts from several revenue sources for WETA projects including Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and other stand-alone documentaries. Work independently and with the Vice President of Major and Planned Gifts to establish strategic plans and priorities to achieve annual objectives. Manage and grow affinity group, The Inkwell Society, for individual support for Gates’ projects. Manage WETA’s relationship with key external production partners. Collaborate with the Major Gifts, Foundation and Government Development, Finance and National Productions teams. Report to Vice President, Major and Planned Gifts.

  • Senior Engineer, Infrastructure and Security Management Operations

    The Sr. Engineer, Infrastructure and Security Management Operations is primarily responsible for all aspects of WETA’s computing environment. This role will provide architecture, planning, design, risk mitigation, security oversight over all WETA information systems architecture, as well as working to implement these technologies in strong coordination with other tech team members, within IT, and also across TV, Radio, and NewsHour Productions. This is an operational position at WETA and requires a “hands-on” approach with a very wide range of complex computing systems expertise.

  • SVP, Human Resources

    Located in Arlington, VA, WETA is the leading public broadcasting station in the nation’s capital, serving the District of Columbia, northern Virginia and Maryland as well as parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.