Full Time Job

Satellite Coordinator

Fox News

New York, NY 06-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Media is looking for a Satellite Coordinator to join our New York Bureau. The Satellite Desk is responsible for transmission scheduling and resource management for Fox News Media. As the Satellite Coordinator, y ou will be responsible for booking feeds in and out of the Fox Bureaus and the major hubs in New York and Washington, and interface with transmission providers around the world. Our mission is to move video quickly, reliably, and cost-effectively.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with guest bookers to secure the most reliable and cost effective facilities
• Manage all Fox News' transmission assets including leased and occasional use fiber networks, satellite transponders, uplinks, downlinks, video conferencing, and streaming assets
• Work with the Assignment Desk and Field Operations to secure and deploy resources for breaking news
• Collaborate with Production, Engineering, and Technical Operations, including project management on special events
• Assist Fox TV stations, affiliates, and partner networks with their transmission requirements
• WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 2+ years transmission operations or Assignment Desk experience
• Basic knowledge of satellite, fiber, teleport, and IP transport technologies
• Strong editorial judgment as well as strong logistical and organizational skills
• Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and intense environment
• Ability to work flexible hours including nights, overnights, and weekends
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize
• A self-starter attitude, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's Degree
• Experience in broadcast or affiliate news services

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb7kjk-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.