Broadcast Engineer

Job Number: R50008004

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: March 18, 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 Broadcast Engineer to join our Fox News family. As the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Broadcast Engineer, you help maintain studios for various live programming control rooms and remote locations.  You are a critical component to the success of our broadcasting teams.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in various roles as a Broadcast Engineer to help maintain Transmission, Master Control, Vizrt, and Nexio graphic systems along with Sony Switchers and Calrec audio
  • Travel to DC remote offices, Capitol Hill, the White House as well as larger Fox News productions for engineering responsibilities
  • Assist our Fox News Radio department and help IT where engineering assistance is needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of television broadcast maintenance
  • Broad knowledge of analog and digital SD/HD audio/video signals and system flows
  • Experience with broadcast, post production, graphics, satellite, communications, IP networking and computer hardware/software skills
  • Experience in a news oriented, on-air broadcast facility is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Excel and Word
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent education is preferred
  • Availability to work occasional weekends and nights during the implementation of projects or whenever circumstances require a significant engineering presence

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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