FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
Utilize Sony ELC production automation system to direct live and recorded newscasts and programs. Prepare show rundowns by coding all necessary automation cues in iNews. Collaborate with Producers to ensure show rundowns have talent placed and cameras blocked appropriately. Monitor transmitter and iTX connectivity. Operate camera robotics, audio console and floor direct as needed. This position will be cross-trained on other technical responsibilities such as Master Control and TOC. Position will be regularly required to perform in these areas.
A minimum of two years' experience directly and/or technical directing on-air for live news programming preferred. Experience with Sony ELC or other production automation system is a plus. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment, including production switchers, audio consoles, camera robotics and video editing desired. Master Control experience is preferred. Weekend, holiday and overtime are required as needed.