Freelance Master Control Operator

Fox News Radio seeks a Freelance Radio Master Control Technical Operator to assist Operations staff with solutions to transmission technical problems.


  • Troubleshoot audio/video problems
  • Comprehend equipment and techniques in the area of radio broadcast hardware and automation systems, satellite/fiber transmission and affiliate relations
  • Program all commercials into radio automation systems for daily playback
  • Run hourly transmit and receive for Fox News Radio Broadcasts
  • Provide cross training of peers on all broadcast equipment
  • Communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues


  • 3 to 5 years of radio experience
  • Experience operating a board during live news broadcasts as well as talk shows
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Mac, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Audition, ENCO, and Pro Tools
  • Well versed in the latest radio technologies
  • Willing to work flexible hours including weekends in a fast-paced, exciting news environment
  • Ability to operate technical equipment (including ENCO automation systems, digital workstations, Comrex, Tieline, Telos ISDN Interfaces, intercom systems, recording devices, audio consoles, and adobe audition/pro-tools)
  • Learn new broadcast technologies and increase knowledge of existing systems
  • Good understanding of system design
  • Ability to create and follow signal flow drawings
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at once
  • Ability to make decisions quickly under pressure
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment

FOX NEWS policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetics, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. FOX NEWS equal employment opportunity philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, employee benefits, compensation, and termination.