- NewsNation Audio Operator, Per-Diem

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NewsNation Audio Operator, Per-Diem


NewsNation Audio Operator, Per-Diem

• Intermediate Level


NewsNation is currently searching for a freelance Audio Operator (A1) and (A2) for our national newscasts, based at our HQ in Chicago, IL. with the opportunity for full-time staff positions as operations expand.

Category Audio / Music / Sound 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 17, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This opportunity is for someone that doesn't mind rolling up their sleeves and do something few have done before – launch a new 24-hour news network. 

  • The successful candidate will be able to listen to director’s commands and react swiftly and accurately to mix a clean show during live and pre-recorded programming.
  • Must be able to route good mix minus to remotes, set up RF microphones and IFBs – proficient in operation of AZ Edit.
  • The successful candidate should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product
  • The successful candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve issues and to work around problems that arise during live news broadcasts.
  • Must be able to communicate and document effectively and concisely to the rest of the team.
  • All day parts (mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays) may be a part of the schedule with overtime as situations demand.
  • Five plus (5+) years’ experience in professional live television broadcast operations required
  • Previous live show audio mixing experience required.  
  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment and be able to multitask.
  • Working knowledge of common business software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be self-sufficient and have a “press-on-regardless” attitude.
  • Experience with Wheatstone audio boards preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred. 
This position is a part-time staff position which will require membership in IBEW.

Job Type Contract  Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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