Contract Job

ProTools Designer

Fox News

New York, NY 02-16-2021
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Job Description

FOX News Media is looking for a Freelance Protools Designer to join their team in New York, NY. As the Freelance Protools Designer, you will be responsible for supporting the audio needs for both Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, and Fox Nation – including the editorial staff and the graphics department. This is a fill-in position for vacation and sick coverage. You must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced news environment where multi-tasking is a must.
* Portfolio of sound design reel or links must be submitted for consideration.*

• Support graphics department with sound design, music selection, and ProTools editing and mixing for all animations including all show material, segments, network IDs, and specials
• Ability to find music for shows and segments
• Ability to add sound effects to animations
• Maintain contracted music libraries
• Consultation for and dissemination of library music to production staff and graphics department
• Interface with control rooms including operations, transfer of audio, and maintenance of the DAD ENCO system
• Track all music use for submission to publishing agencies (BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, etc.) though SoundMouse including supervision of directors and production staff with regard to proper and timely creation and submission of cue sheets for all music played on air
• Understand and maintain all associated computer networks with regard to transfer, playout, and use of music
• Provide support for production staff and editors for use of music and sound design in all edited pre-tape packages
• Fox Publishing with regards to all music use, reporting, and acquisition issues
• Enforce the FCC's CALM Act and monitor commercial volume using LKFS metering

• Ability to work quickly within Pro Tools
• Knowledge of SoundMouse
• Both Mac/PC proficiency
• Team player – an absolute must!
• Ability to work a flexible schedule that allows for last-minute availability including potential unscheduled overtime as dictated by breaking news or other production needs

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.