Contract Job

Teleprompter Operator

Fox News

New York, NY 2 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

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

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• 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 the teleprompter system before on air the program
• Inform computer specialists if any problems are found and arrange another system as a reserve

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 0 to 2 years of experience with appropriate internship experience
• Experience with prompter systems and software
• Familiarity with the dynamics of a live studio environment
• A strong interest in television
• Willingness and flexibility to work weekends, overnights, and holidays
• Ability to work in highly distracting settings and under considerable pressure

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree, ideally in TV production, Media, Journalism, or Communications, or equivalent experience
• Autoscript and iNews experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d981n9-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

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.