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

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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