Freelance A1 Operator

Posted: 6/25/2019 | Expires: 7/25/2019

Location: Washington D.C.
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

We are looking for a Freelance A1 to join our Washington, DC Bureau. As a Freelance A1, you will be responsible for all of the audio signal leaving the audio booth. You will work with a production team in order to ensure the best sound quality possible.


  • Mix multiple audio elements in a fast-paced, remote-oriented, live news environment
  • Prepare show audio requirements and operate equipment to integrate audio sources and create a full program mix for air
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming



  • Extensive experience in mixing multiple audio elements in a fast-paced, remote-oriented, live news environment
  • Working knowledge of the Calrec Artemis audio console
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work well with audio assists, technical associates, directors and producers
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in order a 24-hour news organization
  • Strong knowledge of audio patch bays, Hydra BSP, signal flow, Enco playout system, and the ability to troubleshoot during live production is mandatory
  • Degree in audio engineering, or equivalent work experience in the related field is preferred
  • Five (5) years of relevant professional experience required
  • Ability to work weekdays, weekends, overnights, and holidays is a must

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