Freelance Viz Operator

Posted: 9/19/2018 | Expires: 10/19/2018

Location: New York City, New York
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience.

Fox News is looking for a highly motivated a Viz Operator to set up and playout all graphic elements that are to be integrated into pre-recorded or live programming. You will work directly with technical staff to satisfy all production requirements for live and pre-recorded programming under the supervision of the show’s director and operations management.

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cover multiple shows per shift
  • Test and troubleshoot all equipment prior to show time
  • Responsible for operation of up to 10 Viz engines for air
  • Work directly with technical staff, show directors and producers to recall graphics and check for accuracy

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2+ years of graphic playout experience in a live control room environment
  • Working knowledge of the Viz Trio system and one year experience working with Viz in a live control room
  • Live newsroom and breaking news experience is highly desirable
  • Strong typing, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Ability to execute cleanly on air in a high stress, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot
  • iNews experience is preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred

** This role does not provide visa sponsorship

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