Freelance Teleprompter Operator

Job Number: R50009796

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 21, 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 Freelance Teleprompter Operator to join our New York Bureau. As a Teleprompter Operator, you will work on a team to move a show from inception to closing. You have great organizational skills and can effortlessly adjust to the constant changes in a live studio environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate the teleprompter during live events and filming
  • Work with on-air talent with different speech patterns
  • Match the information on the screen with what is occurring on the set
  • Ensure the working condition of teleprompter system before on air the program
  • Inform computer specialists if any problems found , arrange another system as reserve

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Familiarity with the dynamics of a live studio environment
  • 0 to 2 years’ experience with appropriate internship experience
  • A strong interest in television
  • Experience with prompter systems and software
  • Willingness to work weekends, overnights and holidays
  • Ability to work in highly distracting settings and under considerable pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, ideally in TV production, Media, Journalism, or Communications
  • Autoscript and iNews experience is highly desirable

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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