Quality Control Overnight Operator
Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Quality Control Overnight Operator, Fox News Headlines 24 / 7
We are looking for an Overnight QC Operator to join our Fox News Headlines 24/7 family. FOX News Headlines 24/7 Sirius XM Channel 115 is our national news channel broadcast LIVE 24/7/365 exclusively on SiriusXM. As the QC Operator, you will troubleshoot audio problems and comprehend equipment and techniques in the area of radio broadcast hardware and automation systems, as well as satellite/fiber transmission and maintain our important partnership. You will 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. You have a passion for breaking news and the flexibility to work on a days' notice.
You may be assigned the following shift: Monday to Friday – 11:00PM to 7:00AM EST (Sunday in time 11:00PM into Monday morning hours)
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues
• Learn new broadcast technologies and increase knowledge of existing systems
• Troubleshoot audio/video problems and comprehend equipment and techniques in the area of radio broadcast hardware and automation systems, as well as satellite/fiber transmission and affiliate relations.
• Program all commercials into radio automation systems for daily playback and run hourly transmits and receives for Fox News Radio Broadcasts.
• 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.
• Responsible for documentation, as well as provide cross training of peers on all broadcast equipment.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 3 - 5 years overall radio experience and excellent skills operating a board during live news broadcasts as well as talk shows
• Able to work flexible hours including weekends in a fast-paced, exciting news environment
• Communicate effectively; both in writing and in person.
• Have a good understanding of system design and be able to create and follow signal flow drawings
• Well versed in the latest radio technologies
• Strong computer skills necessary
• Working knowledge of Windows, Mac, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Audition, ENCO, and Pro Tools
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.