Freelance Broadcast IT Engineer

Job Number: R50025265

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Information Technology, Production, Broadcast Engineering

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: April 10, 2024

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Fox Sports

FOX Sports, the industry leader in live events, 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, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes, as well as a joint-venture business in the Big Ten Network and digital properties including and the FOX Sports App. FOX Sports has delivered the most watched television program, NFL’s America’s Game of the Week on FOX, for fourteen consecutive years.


FOX Sports is looking for a Freelance Broadcast IT Engineer to join their team in Los Angeles, CA. The Freelance Broadcast IT Engineer will support live studio broadcast and postproduction with an emphasis on networking. Understanding of Network Rules, Firewalls, VLANs, Layer 2 and Layer 3 routing protocol knowledge will be needed to keep production and post-production units operational.


  • Work on location at the Fox Pico Lot supporting Production and Post-production daily operations
  • Work with a team of engineers with vast knowledge of multiple operating systems and broadcast gear
  • Provide technical support of gear ranging from Network Switches, IP routers, Automation, 2110 broadcast devices 
  • Understand CAD drawings for the purpose of planning/implementing expansion projects


  • 2+ years of experience in IT based engineering roles
  • CCNP Certification
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 routing protocol understanding
  • Advanced computer/IT skills
  • Understanding of networking, subnets, and IT configuration


  • College education
  • Prior work experience in television trucks or network facilities
  • Broadcast router experience
  • Experience with Evertz

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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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: $60.00-70.00 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.

Current Employees and Freelancers/Temps
paid by FOX Apply Here*