OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox Sports Networks
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX's interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.
FOX Sports West located in Los Angeles, CA is currently seeking a Freelance Broadcast Engineer. This position will support all incoming and outgoing feeds to assure proper video and audio quality for our broadcasts; support studio shows; maintain, repair, and install broadcast and editing equipment in the FOX Sports West facilities, etc.
Ensures all PLN transmission related equipment is calibrated and operating correctly before and during live events and studio feeds. Conducts quality control of all incoming and outgoing PLN feeds and corrects and documents technical problems.
Engineering support for all live and tape Studio productions.
Consults FOX Sports West Chief Engineer and Operations Manager regarding corrective actions unable to resolve alone.
Troubleshoots equipment where problems occur and performs regular maintenance tasks, including repairs and replacement of equipment assigned by management at FOX Sports West.
Follows all FOX and FCC standards and guidelines.
Interacts daily and communicates effectively with engineering and production staffs to understand and fulfill their requests during shift.
Other duties/projects as assigned by managers.
Minimum 3 years' experience working in broadcast engineering and studio operations environment.
Must be knowledgeable in all areas of technical production and familiar with all studio production equipment.
Strong knowledge of technical setup in edit bays, including networking and storage solutions
Computer operating systems knowledge is a must, networking skills a plus.
Must be knowledgeable in maintaining television broadcast equipment, including Avid, LTO archiving systems, etc., and be able to troubleshoot computer based broadcast equipment.
Strong analytical and reasoning skills are essential, as well as technical troubleshooting skills.
Reasonable mathematical skills required
Must have strong communication skills and be a team player
Occasionally required to bend and lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders.
Flexible hours/schedule and weekend and holiday shifts will be required.
Fox Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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