Staff Studio Technician/ A2
Fox News ChannelWashington, DC
Full Time Job
Fox News Channel is seeking a staff multi-skilled Studio Technician/A2 to join our DC Bureau. You will provide technical operational support our studio and control room team. You must be experienced with studio operations. You will also serve as a fill in Stage Manager, Manned/Robotic camera operator, prompter or video shader.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with technical staff to satisfy production needs for live and pre-recorded programming
• Assist Stage Manager in setting up and breaking down show sets
• Perform facility checks with A1 and Stage Manager for all mic and IFB positions in studio before daily production begins, including studio set up
• Set up and remove all mics and IFBs from guests prior to and after their appearance
• Position Show Cameras in pre-assigned locations during live and pre-recorded shows
• Pro-actively assist stage manager in maintaining the integrity of the studio and all associated audio equipment
• Assist on-screen hosts and guests as needed to facilitate production
• Other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required
• 2 years of experience in a TV Studio environment preferred
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills required
• Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others in a fast-paced dynamic studio environment.
• Ability to work under pressure
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.
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.