Freelance Transmission Operator

Posted: 7/22/2019 | Expires: 8/21/2019

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

We are looking for a highly motivated Freelance Transmission Operator to join our Washington Bureau for vacation and sick relief. As the Freelance Transmission Operator, you are a team player who is flexible with their work schedule, including early mornings, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays. You work with the Satellite Desk, Media Desk, Field Crews and Control Room Staff to ensure a quality product. As the Freelance Transmission Operator, you are a vital member of our On-Air programming. 



  • Work in a fast pace news environment
  • Monitor and route incoming and outgoing feeds that service FNC, FBN, Dot Com and our Affiliates
  • Quickly and effectively troubleshoot live video/audio feeds in order to get them recorded or on air in a constantly evolving breaking news environment
  • Work directly with control rooms to ensure live guests in studio are ready for air as well as coordinate with other departments to record live news video feeds from all around the world



  • Bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
  • A solid working knowledge of HD quality control equipment
  • Know-how to read scopes
  • Ability to identify/trouble shoot audio and video problems with satellite and fiber transmission systems
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple duties and tasks in a stressful environment
  • Available to work some weekend/overnight hours
  • Inews , Verizon AVOC, Live U knowledge a plus

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