Freelance Set Technical Director

Posted: 3/11/2019 | Expires: 4/2/2019

Location: 10036, New York City
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

We are looking for a Freelance Set Technical Director to join our Fox News family. As the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Set Technical Director you will at the heart of live breaking news. We are the team that ensure all on-set visual elements are delivered seamlessly in a high pressure 24/7 news environment. 



  • Switch on-set visual content during fast paced productions seen throughout the Fox News networks
  • Offer creative suggestions that enhance show productions
  • Collaborate with graphics department and editorial leads as new shows are developed
  • Organize and maintain set switcher files, Spyder and CORIO visual effects and other peripheral devices equipment associated with the Set TD area



  • Firsthand experience partnering with some of the best directors in TV news
  • Demonstrated technical ability to troubleshoot and understand video workflow throughout FNC and FBN network
  • Three to five years’ experience as a control room operator in a live news environment
  • Knowledge of switchers, DVE's, Device controllers, and Video Servers is necessary
  • Knowledge of SONY switchers, DNF controllers, Nexio servers, is a plus
  • Excellent control room demeanor, proven leadership skills, team-first attitude and the ability to handle pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends and any shift in a 24-hour time period and breaking news environment
  • A desire to learn new technologies, processes and/or procedures as they are implemented 
  • Four-year degree from accredited university or demonstrated experience in the field is preferred
  • A strong interest in current events

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.

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