Freelance Quality Control Operator - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50014946

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Facilities, Production

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: July 12, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network (BTN) is looking for a Freelance Quality Control Operator to join their team in Chicago, IL. As the Freelance Quality Control Operator, you will work closely with broadcast students in BTN’s StudentU program, to ensure an understanding of sports production fundamentals. Additionally, you will be responsible for confirming streams are produced to BTN’s guidelines. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to clip and post highlights to social media platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor BTN+ streams and provide feedback to student crews

  • Clip and post highlights to social media accounts

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Basic computer skills

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Basic understanding of how sports television is produced

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Experience with Newtek Production products

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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