Teleprompter Operator

Job Number: R50009238

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: June 26, 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 seeking a Teleprompter Operator to join our DC Bureau. As the Teleprompter Operator, you provide technical operational support to our studio team via teleprompter to high profile shows. You are experienced with prompter systems and software.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate teleprompter during live and recorded productions
  • Match the information on the screen with what is occurring in the studio
  • Facilitate other facets of studio operations including studio set up
  • Provide back-up support to other Studio positions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Good working knowledge of broadcast language
  • Ability to work with various hosts with different speech patterns and preferences
  • Familiarity with the dynamics of a live studio environment
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to work in highly distracting settings and under considerable pressure
  • An overall understanding of the news and production process
  • A commitment to excellence
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of INews and WinPlus a plus
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays as needed

    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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