New York, USA: Freelance Satellite Coordinator - Fox News Channel




Job Vacancy: 
Freelance Satellite Coordinator - Fox News Channel

Location: 
New York, USA



OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel
FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a Freelance Satellite Coordinator to join our New York Bureau. The Satellite Desk is responsible for transmission scheduling for Fox News and Fox Business. As the Coordinator you will book all the feeds in and out of the Fox Bureaus and the major hubs in New York and Washington. You will also relationships with hundreds of transmission providers around the world. Our mission is to move video quickly, reliably and cost effectively on behalf of our clients.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Studio Bookings: All Fox Bureau and vendor studio bookings are place by the Satellite Desk. Coordinators work with guest bookers to secure the most reliable and cost effective facilities
  • Resource Management: The Satellite Desk manages all Fox News’ transmission assets including fiber lines, leased satellite transponder capacity, uplinks, and downlinks. Work order management system ensures that contact information, routing details and costs are up to date
  • Breaking News: The Satellite Desk works the Assignment Desk and Field Operations to secure and deploy resources whenever there is breaking news
  • Proactively secure resources in the field
  • Affiliate Support: The Satellite Desk assists Fox TV stations, affiliates and partner networks who are in need of transmission resources
  • Facilitate communications between affiliates and field reporters

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