Technician- Studio/Control Room - perdiem position

Job Number: R50023247

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 22, 2023

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Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.


Candidate will fill a variety of production roles; perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director/automation, audio operator/mixing, robotics/camera, chyron/graphics and floor director; must have a solid understanding of live production elements, specifically news production and be able to operate live broadcast equipment; will work in control room environment; will think critically under pressure while broadcasting within strict time constraints; work as a cohesive team. Interact professionally and respectfully with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews and management.

Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, control room/master control and news environment in a medium to major size market; excellent communication skills, strong technical skills – systems, equipment software, etc.; friendly and collaborative spirit; positive attitude, good judgement. Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period; must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat, kneel. WNYW/WWOR is a 24/7 operation. Flexibility in scheduling evenings, early mornings, weekends as well as work all shifts in a 24/7/365 breaking news environment; must be able to work overtime, holidays and varied hours. Performs other duties as assigned. Candidate will also be required to join the I.A.T.S.E Local 794 union.

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $43.40-48.76 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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paid by FOX Apply Here*