Freelance Transmission Operator

Job Number: R50024226

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: April 2, 2024

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Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.


Fox News is looking for a highly motivated Freelance Transmission Operator to join our Washington D.C. Bureau. The Freelance Transmission Operator is a vital member of our on-air programming team who will work with the satellite desk, media desk, field crews, and control room staff to ensure a quality product. You must be available to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.


  • Work in a fast-paced news environment

  • Monitor and route incoming and outgoing feeds that service Fox News Media including FNC, FBN, Digital, and Fox affiliates

  • Work with the satellite desk, media desk, field crews, and control room staff to ensure a quality product


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience

  • A solid working knowledge of HD quality control equipment

  • Knowledge of how to read scopes

  • Ability to identify/troubleshoot audio and video problems with satellite and fiber transmission systems

  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Able to handle multiple duties and tasks in a stressful, fast-paced news environment

  • Available to work a variety of shifts including some weekend/overnight hours

  • Inews, Verizon AVOC, and Live U 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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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paid by FOX Apply Here*