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.
Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator
WTTG Fox 5 News – Washington DC's #1 News Station with the most hours of local news - is looking for an experienced Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator to provide production support for our top rated newscasts and network programming. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced, live production environment. The Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator operates any or all of the following: production switchers, robotic cameras, character generators, playout servers, audio consoles, master control switchers, non-linear editing software, and other production support equipment. The Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator performs various functions including, but not limited to: technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, floor director, and/or master control. Proven ability to operate in live broadcast environments, specifically news production, is required. Experience with automated control room and master control environments is a plus. Ideal candidate will be able to take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. Qualifications: HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. College degree preferred. Minimum 3 years recent experience as a broadcast technician in a major to medium size market preferred. The ideal candidate will have all of the skills and experience listed above; however, we will consider applicants who have strong abilities in some or most of these areas. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required.