Full Time Job

Coordinator, Broadcast Distribution

Fox News

Los Angeles, CA 04-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

FOX Corporation is seeking a Coordinator to support three Directors in the Broadcast Distribution Department. The Coordinator will provide a multitude of services to the department, including liaising with program directors at FOX Affiliate Stations, assisting with department programming announcements and calendar creation, and all operational liaison work including coordinating weekly preemption reports (both entertainment / sports as well as news), feed requests, Affiliate Portal updates, and Expedite Communication System (E-Alert) management.

A large portion of this role will include coordinating all Operational Liaison work. This will include compiling weekly preemption reports for both sports/entertainment, as well as FOX News. This is a detailed and meticulous job that will require good time management. In addition, this person will manage any and all feed requests for stations, ensuring the Network Engineering and Operations team are informed and updated on all requests. Continuous updates to the FOX Affiliate portal, and the Expedite Communication System (E-Alert) will be included in this role as well. Additional support for the department as it relates to answering phones, and assisting with projects and other initiatives, as they arise, will be required. There will be minimal travel in this role.

• Daily contact with the stations by way of phone and email
• Receiving and reviewing program schedules,
• Ensuring FOX programming is airing in pattern
• Updating contact lists as station personnel changes
• Gathering all FOX News Level 2 clearances in a timely fashion.
• Ensure that the market information and ownership data is current and accurate in all internal documents.
• In regards to Programming Announcements and Calendar Creation, this position will work closely with both the Programming liaison and the Sports liaison within the department to Create announcements, Update the calendar, and distribute the information to the affiliates as well as internal divisions

• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum 1-2 years of TV or media experience preferred
• Attention to detail
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to jump from project to project is required
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Explorer are needed
• VPS knowledge is not required but preferred
• Additional Information

#EntryLevel #EarlyCareer

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7b59p-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world's leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.