Freelance Radio Master Control Operator

Job Number: R50007979

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: March 13, 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

FOX News Radio is seeking a technically strong and motivated operator to provide technical oversight over all FOX News Radio platforms including FOX News Radio’s terrestrial operation, FOX News Talk and FOX News Headlines 24/7.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor outbound & return paths across all FOX News Radio platforms
  • Edit and time our FOX News Talk programming for re-feeds
  • Troubleshooting operational, CPU and automation issues
  • Coordinate reporters for live shots within newscasts and breaking news events
  • Run the control board for live coverage, pre-tapes and overall production
  • Work closely with engineering, IT and editorial staff in a fast paced news environment
  • Assist newsroom staffers with technical issues
  • Follow show rundowns to ensure program runs smoothly

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 2 years of broadcast experience
  • Proficiency in audio editing software
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of ENCO and Adobe Audition
  • Familiarity in running an audio console
  • Interest in news cycle
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Flexibility to work weekends

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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