Studio/Field Technician, OutKick

Job Number: R50021382

Brand: Outkick

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Job Posting Date: January 25, 2023

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Outkick

OutKick is a cutting-edge national multimedia platform that produces and distributes engaging content at the intersection of sports news, sports culture and pop culture. OutKick’s stable of reporters, hosts and contributors are accessible on OutKick.com as well as across video livestreams, social media, podcasts, and radio, reaching tens of millions of fans each month. Owned by FOX Corporation, Outkick was originally founded by Clay Travis. For more information, please visit www.OutKick.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION

OutKick is looking for a Studio/Field Technician to join our Nashville Operations. As the Studio/Field Technician, you will oversee the technical infrastructure and operations of our contributor home studios, as well as oversee the technical aspects of remote productions and provide live and taped video from the field. Field Techs have the diversity to operate cameras, run audio, and set lights. You will be asked to work on your own and also be part of a team of studio technicians. The position requires extensive travel and the ability to respond to breaking news around the clock. You will work with On-Air Talent and Producers as well.


A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee, maintain and troubleshoot technical infrastructure for daily OutKick Operations at contributor home studios and on remote productions

  • Backfill in-studio tech positions and assist with studio maintenance as needed

  • Basic ENG Field Photography

  • Single Camera and Multi-Camera Set-Ups

  • Audio for Single and Multi-Camera Set-Ups

  • Basic Lighting for news gathering and long-format interviews

  • Basic Non-Linear Editing

  • Learn new broadcast and streaming technologies and increase knowledge of existing systems

  • Safely drive company-owned and rental vehicles

  • Extensive, last-minute travel for breaking news

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years news gathering experience

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multitask in the field

  • Working Knowledge of Field Audio Mixers, LiveU Encoder/Decoders, Adobe Premier, ENCO

  • Experience with Video Photography and non-linear video editing

  • Experience with lighting technology

  • Must have a clean driving record

  • Flexible work schedule to adapt to a 24-hour news organization, including overtime and weekends

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