Freelance Viz Operator

Posted: 10/15/2019 | Expires: 11/14/2019

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

We are looking for a highly motivated Freelance Viz Operator to set up and playout all graphic elements that are integrated into pre-recorded and live programming. As the Freelance Viz Operator, you work directly with the technical staff to satisfy production requirements for live and pre-recorded programming under supervision of the show’s director and operations management.


  • Execute cleanly on-air in a high stress, rapidly changing environment
  • Quickly trouble shoot graphic errors with producers
  • Have strong understanding of broadcast language
  • Provide support to transmission during non-show hours
  • Handle multiple duties and tasks in a stressful environment


  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant work experience
  • Two years of graphic playout experience in a live control room environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong typing, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Knowledge of the Viz Trio system and  1 year experience working with Viz in a live control room
  • Solid working knowledge of HD quality control equipment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Ability to work with various individuals and personalities
  • Ability to identify/trouble shoot audio and video problems with satellite and fiber transmission systems
  • INews knowledge a plus

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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