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Freelance Radio Master Control Operator

Job Number: R10004333
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: August 14, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX News Radio is seeking a technically strong and motivated operator to provide technical oversight over all FOX News Radio platforms including FOX News Radio’s terrestrial operation, FOX News Talk and FOX News Headlines 24/7.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor outbound & return paths across all FOX News Radio platforms
  • Edit and time out FOX News Talk programming for re-feeds
  • Troubleshoot operational, CPU and automation issues
  • Coordinate reporters for live shots within newscasts and breaking news events
  • Run the control board for live coverage, pre-tapes and overall production
  • Work closely with engineering, IT and editorial staff in a fast paced environment
  • Assist newsroom staffers with technical issues
  • Follow show rundowns to ensure program runs smoothly

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Minimum of 2 years broadcast experience
  • Proficient in audio editing software
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of ENCO and Adobe Audition
  • Familiarity in running an audio console
  • Interest in news cycle
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends, evenings and overnights

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.

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