Contract Job

Teleprompter Operator

Fox News

New York, NY 02-27-2023
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Fox News Channel is seeking a Freelance Teleprompter Operator to join our New York Bureau. As a Freelance Teleprompter Operator, you will work on a team to move a show from inception to closing. You have great organizational skills and can effortlessly adjust to the constant changes in a live studio environment.

You will be offered the following shift: Weekdays from 3am-11am and Weekends from 5am-1pm. You will also be trained on midday and primetime shows. (Subject to Change)

• Operate the teleprompter during live events and filming
• Work with on-air talent with different speech patterns
• Match the information on the screen with what is occurring on the set
• Ensure the working condition of teleprompter system before on air the program
• Inform computer specialists if any problems are found, arrange another system as reserve

• Bachelor's degree in TV production, media, journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
• Familiarity with the dynamics of a live studio environment
• 0 to 2 years experience with appropriate internship experience
• A strong interest in television
• Experience with prompter systems and software
• Willingness to work weekends, overnights and holidays
• Ability to work in highly distracting settings and under considerable pressure
• Autoscript and iNews experience is highly desirable


At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $17.79-20.00 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d83nem-18-206-92-240-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $17.79 to $20.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

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 newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 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.