Job Number: R50011372
Brand: Fox Sports
Job Type: Apprenticeship, Production
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Posting Date: March 25, 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox SportsFOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.
This program has been created to provide Big Ten graduates interested in production and broadcast operations hands on training designed to get them working on high profile TV productions. This 5 week workshop rotates the participants around many of our technical positions and allows them the opportunity to find their niche as well as showcase their skills. At the end of this program, BTN will look to provide opportunities on our crew for those that excel at select positions.
Eligibility: Students that have graduated within the past 2 years from a Big Ten institution. Must have been part of the Student U program on campus or experience working with a broadcast facility.
Positions: Graphics, Replay Operator, Audio, Engineer, Technical Director, and Editor, AP, AD
5 week program (June 29th to July 30th), Monday – Friday
$15/hour plus housing (you will be placed with a roommate for the duration)
12-15 participants will be selected for the program, depending on the candidate pool
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.