Scheduling Coordinator

Job Number: R50025038

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: June 28, 2024

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FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.


We are looking for an organized, eager, and ambitious individual to join the Technical Operations Department as a Scheduling Coordinator.  The Scheduling Coordinator will execute the daily departmentwide scheduling management system and will work closely with colleagues, staff, freelancers, and management. The Scheduling Coordinator will schedule technical crews across various Fox News Media networks and programs in a 24/7 breaking news environment.  You will also act as a liaison between operation supervisors, tech managers and producers, and staff in coordinating technical program coverage for all Fox News Media networks.  


  • Coordinate weekly production schedule for technical operators (staff & freelancers)

  • Update and manage work schedules daily and implement last-minute changes

  • Assist in the coordination of monthly tech ops time off requests via WorkDay and the Advance Booking Calendars

  • Answer sick calls from tech ops and coordinate coverage for shifts

  • Work closely with tech managers and supervisors by communicating daily crewing needs

  • Communicate with producers when needed to update changes in daily work schedules

  • Work closely with the scheduling manager to coordinate open shifts and implement new program changes

  • Respond to daily production requests utilizing internal systems for pretapes, rehearsals, program location changes, etc.

  • Respond to breaking news events as needed

  • Maintain the Xytech/Mediapulse scheduling system by utilizing the technology software updates

  • Occasional on-call duties

  • Perform special projects/duties as assigned


  • A Bachelor’s degree in television production or a related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of television production and technical crew positions

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups/levels in an organization

  • Effective communicator with strong phone etiquette including writing skills

  • Excellent computer application skills (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong conflict/resolution skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player

  • Must be highly organized, mature, and a self-starter who works well with people

  • Willing and able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends to meet 24/7 operational needs 

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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: $32.00-45.00 per hour for Washington, D.C. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits 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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