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TV Director, Racing - Freelance



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023


FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Canada, Portugal, Romania and Scotland.

Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.


At FanDuel Group, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creative professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

The FanDuel team is looking for a freelance TV Director to support a variety of tasks related to live, pre-recorded, studio and field production, all in support of a horse racing coverage. Under indirect supervision, the Director will research, plan, and direct production crew for racing television programming. The Director will provide technical expertise during pre-production, production, and the completion of the live programming. Our ideal candidate will have a basic knowledge of the horse racing industry, the lingo, and major players.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Directs live and taped productions through accurate calling and coordination of video, audio and graphics elements
  • Works with producers to execute details of effective programs
  • Provides leadership that encourages excellence and assists in the smooth operation of the organization
  • Acts as liaison between producers, clients and technical crew to facilitate the TV production process
  • Sets up and operates different types of television/video cameras and associated equipment, including studio and remote cameras, Jib crane and a multi-camera robotic system
  • May perform other tasks such as Assistant Director when needed
  • Additional duties/responsibilities as assigned

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Minimum of 5 years of directing experience in a live television studio or remote environment including directing all forms of live TV events, utilizing accepted operational techniques to achieve a high quality broadcast
  • Minimum of 5 years of broadcast experience at a local TV station, cable/satellite channel or other industry related environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience preferred
  • Hands-on and/or working knowledge of systems/equipment used in functions identified above, including analog/digital video/High Definition video/audio signals and monitoring equipment
  • Basic knowledge of horse racing required

We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

    1. An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
    2. Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
    3. Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
    4. Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!.” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes our company stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable hourly range for this position is $47.60 - $65.38, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation.

This role includes flexible time off (including unlimited paid time off for full-time employees) and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.