Freelance Viz Operator

Job Number: R50010362

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: October 10, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated Freelance Viz Operator to set up and playout all graphic elements that are integrated into pre-recorded and live programming. As the Freelance Viz Operator, you work directly with the technical staff to satisfy production requirements for live and pre-recorded programming under supervision of the show’s director and operations management.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute cleanly on-air in a high stress, rapidly changing environment
  • Quickly trouble shoot graphic errors with producers
  • Have strong understanding of broadcast language
  • Provide support to transmission during non-show hours
  • Handle multiple duties and tasks in a stressful environment

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant work experience
  • Two years of graphic playout experience in a live control room environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong typing, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Knowledge of the Viz Trio system and  1 year experience working with Viz in a live control room
  • Solid working knowledge of HD quality control equipment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Ability to work with various individuals and personalities
  • Ability to identify/trouble shoot audio and video problems with satellite and fiber transmission systems
  • INews knowledge a plus

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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