Freelance Satellite Desk Operator, D.C. Bureau

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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. Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

We are looking for a Freelance Satellite Desk Operator. As the Satellite Desk Operator you will traffic all incoming and outgoing feeds in the Washington DC bureau. You are a motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment. You have good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills.

A snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • Trafficking the DC Bureau Studios
  • Booking Outside Studios
  • Coordinating and Booking the incoming and outgoing fiber and satellite feeds between DC and NY as we as around the country 


  • Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years satellite desk experience
  • Knowledge of satellite and fiber connectivity, especially for the Washington, DC area
  • Knowledge of Scheduall
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced and intense atmosphere
  • Flexibility to work various shifts when needed
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Knowledge of national politics and the DC area is a plus