Freelance Technical Associate

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Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we're looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals. If your dream is to work in TV, joining the number one cable news network in America is the opportunity of a lifetime. You will work side-by-side with the best in a business and be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

The Washington DC bureau of Fox Business Network is seeking a freelance technical associate who is available for occasional temporary replacement of staff members on vacation or sick leave.  Fox Business Network is the number one network for daytime business news; its Washington bureau covers news and politics from a business perspective.As the Technical Associate you will be responsible for the technical operations of the Fox Business Network in our DC bureau.

A snapshot of your responsibilities: 

  • Controlling the technical operations of the DC FBN studio
  • Arranging for transmission to NY of all live shots and guest interviews
  • Booking transmission and otherwise arranging for and recording incoming feeds
  • Planning and coordinating assignments for field crews including notification of start times, hit times and when they are clear to break down
  • Greeting guests, delivering them to appropriate studio locations and properly preparing them for air with microphone and earpiece
  • Coordinating with FNC staff for the shared use of studios
  • Hiring studio from outside vendors when needed 
  • Occasional editing as needed
  • Assist field teams with technical equipment as needed

Requirements: 

  • Strong technological understanding of Viz, Ardome, iNews P2, liveU and other software and hardware used in the television news production
  • Capacity to learn new technology as it is brought in and adopted
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments at once
  • Ability to work well with others