Freelance A1 Operator

Job Number: R50007848

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: March 7, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Freelance A1 to join our Washington, DC Bureau. As a Freelance A1, you will be responsible for all of the audio signal leaving the audio booth. You will work with a production team in order to ensure the best sound quality possible.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mix multiple audio elements in a fast-paced, remote-oriented, live news environment
  • Prepare show audio requirements and operate equipment to integrate audio sources and create a full program mix for air
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Extensive experience in mixing multiple audio elements in a fast-paced, remote-oriented, live news environment
  • Working knowledge of the Calrec Artemis audio console
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work well with audio assists, technical associates, directors and producers
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in order a 24-hour news organization
  • Strong knowledge of audio patch bays, Hydra BSP, signal flow, Enco playout system, and the ability to troubleshoot during live production is mandatory
  • Degree in audio engineering, or equivalent work experience in the related field is preferred
  • Five (5) years of relevant professional experience required
  • Ability to work weekdays, weekends, overnights, and holidays is a must

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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