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Technical Producer/Board Operator- Sports

Fox Corporation, Nashville, TN USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


OutKick is looking for a Technical Producer to be part of a growing slate of nationally syndicated radio shows and video podcasts, originating from Nashville. The Technical Producer will provide technical operational support for our studio, remote, and control room teams. Candidates must be experienced with running an audio console for live and recorded programming. This position will work alongside OutKick’s Streaming Studio Engineer and Field Tech on the overall technical operation and staffing of studio and remote productions.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical Board Operator/ Audio Mixer for OutKick studio programming
  • Develop audio strategy for remote productions and remote guests
  • Manage audio for live & taped broadcasts, including mic sources and IFBs
  • Maintain studio audio equipment
  • Troubleshoot operational, CPU, and automation issues in real-time
  • Work closely with engineering, IT, and editorial staff in a fast-paced news environment
  • Operate technical equipment, including ENCO automation systems, digital workstations, Comrex, Tieline, Telos ISDN Interfaces, intercom systems, recording devices, audio consoles, and adobe audition/ pro-tools.
  • Operational POC for radio syndication partner
  • Ensure show timing/break schedules/formats meet the syndicator and podcast requirements
  • Remain current on emerging broadcast technologies and increase knowledge of existing systems
  • Focus on improving the quality of our OutKick Podcasts products, including adjusting guests' sound, inserting music beds, soundbites, and other effects, adding markers for ad insertion, and posting the products to the consumer page
  • Responsible for documentation, as well as providing cross-training of peers on all broadcast equipment
  • Communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues and implement upgrades when necessary

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 5 years’ experience producing live radio and podcast programming with excellent skills operating a board during live broadcasts
  • Creative and “out of the box” thinking
  • Avid news, sports & pop culture consumer with a keen sense of how the three intersect
  • Ability to interact with high profile guests and talent
  • Ability to make the right decisions during breaking news situations as well as during routine shifts
  • Well versed in the latest radio technologies
  • Proficient in audio editing software
  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO automation and Adobe Audition a plus
  • Strong communication skills, excellent teamwork and team-building skills
  • A good understanding of system design and ability to create and follow signal flow drawings
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Mac, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Premier, ENCO
  • Able to work flexible hours, including weekends, and travel as necessary in a fast-paced, exciting live broadcast environment

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

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. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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