Contract Job

Teleprompter Operator

Fox News

New York, NY 10-13-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance Teleprompter Operator

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.

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 teleprompter system before on air the program
• Inform computer specialists if any problems found, arrange another system as reserve

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 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

NICE TO HAVE
• Autoscript and iNews experience is highly desirable
• Bachelor's degree preferred, ideally in TV production, Media, Journalism, or Communications

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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 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.