Transmission Coordinator

Job Number: R50025652

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Sub Brand: TMZ

Job Type: News, Production, Broadcast Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: June 3, 2024

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With a legacy spanning more than 35 years, FOX Entertainment is one of the world’s most recognizable media brands and a prolific content producer across its iconic broadcast network and both owned and third-party streaming platforms. Known for its independent, innovative spirit and provocative, groundbreaking storytelling, the company was reinvented in 2019 with the formation of FOX Entertainment. While maintaining its leadership in broadcast television (9-1-1: Lone Star, The Simpsons, The Cleaning Lady, Hell’s Kitchen, LEGO Masters), the company is actively building a portfolio of businesses and library of owned original content. To date, FOX Entertainment’s long-term growth strategy has included the acquisitions of award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, The Great North, Krapopolis, Grimsburg), entertainment platform TMZ, and global production studio MarVista Entertainment (The Way Home, Rescuing Christmas), as well as the formation of the culinary and lifestyle content venture Studio Ramsay Global (Next Level Chef, Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars) in partnership with Gordon Ramsay. The company also established its in-house unscripted studio FOX Alternative Entertainment (The Masked Singer, Snake Oil, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune), FOX Entertainment Studios (Animal Control) to develop scripted content, and worldwide content sales unit FOX Entertainment Global.


TMZ is looking for an experienced Transmission Coordinator in our Technical Operations Center. The Transmission Coordinator is responsible for playout and monitoring of outgoing shows to multiple distribution partners. Daily duties focus primarily on master control transmission and incoming feeds, media migration, and playlist automation.  Our workflow also requires large amounts of regularly-scheduled video routing. This position is located in Playa Vista, CA. 


  • Run primary player and MCR switcher during broadcast playout
  • Set up, monitor, and provide technical direction for daily and weekly podcasts
  • Rehearse and execute contingency workflows for playout, including playback from edit bays and feeding live from the studio to air
  • Interface with downstream fiber and satellite delivery partners
  • Perform utility routing and monitoring of audio and video for entire TMZ facility
  • Label, start and monitor recordings for incoming feeds and studio productions
  • Operate flashcam for live shots to affiliate stations and national news programs
  • Test, migrate, and purge items in Dalet asset management/playout system
  • Other technical duties, as assigned


  • 3+ years of television or OTT operations experience
  • 1+ year(s) experience working in broadcast control room
  • Proficient knowledge of industry standard production and post-production workflows
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Radio/TV or equivalent experience
  • Intermediate MS Office skills and ability to learn new software
  • Ability to monitor multiple applications in real time

TMZ is a workplace that requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Requested accommodations/exceptions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with law.

TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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: $22.00-23.75 per hour for California. 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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