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Forcht Broadcasting IT Support Specialist

Forcht Broadcasting IT Support Specialist

Forcht Broadcasting IT Support Specialist

Kentucky’s largest small market radio group is actively seeking an IT Support Specialist to assist with the IT needs and services for Forcht Broadcasting Radio and Digital. Forcht Broadcasting serves 25 radio stations in nine markets in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. The ideal candidate for the IT Support Specialist position would reside in Kentucky and have the ability to occasionally travel as needed to all nine radio markets.  Forcht Broadcasting is looking for someone wanting to be a part of a progressive, growing radio group.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

•             Assessing the stability, security, and scalability of installed Windows systems

•             Develop and maintain wireless infrastructure

•             Maintain and monitor backup operations, reports, update backup and disaster recovery contingency planning and procedures.

•             Assist with installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer/server hardware

•             Troubleshoot and repair production automation computer software and hardware

•             Providing end-user support, resolving technical issues and providing technical assistance for Windows operating systems and other devices

•             Maintain streaming computer hardware and encoding software to ensure metadata reports for all streaming stations

•             Support management with IT requests and potential new implementations

•             Care for office business computers directly working with Forcht Broadcasting’s MSP partner NetGain when needed

•             Maintain LAN network system in each radio station building both with radio equipment and in conjunction with Netgain

•             Produce, maintain, and update technical documentation.


•             Extensive knowledge in hardware/software, networking, and wireless communications

•             Logical thinker, ability to logically problem solve, proactive in resolving problems and troubleshooting

•             Excellent analytical abilities, project and time management skills, with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

•             Humility to admit what you don’t know and resourcefulness to learn on the fly


•             High school or equivalent (Required)

•             BA in Information Technology, Computer Science or related (Preferred)

Compensation will reflect IT education and IT work experience.

Qualified, interested candidates wanting a career should send a resume and cover letter to Patrick Setser, Forcht Broadcasting IT Director, at

Forcht Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Forcht Broadcasting follows are current CDC and local health guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety practices.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Not Applicable

Job Function : Engineering/IT

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