Resume - Mark Oldenburg
Cell# (310) 600-9506
Seasoned & Professional Broadcast Operations Director with a solid working knowledge in the areas of Master Control, Production, and Transmission. Experience includes play-out automation, routing, Master Control switching, Traffic log interfacing, AD roles and responsibilities, fiber and satellite transmission, multi-cast environments (both LIVE & non-LIVE) and management of both represented (CBA) and non-represented staffs.
Fox Network Engineering & Operations
Director, Broadcast Operations
Oversee/Manage daily broadcast operations of Fox Broadcast & Cable channels (including FOX, MundoMax, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, FX, FXX, FX Movie Channel, National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Wild, National Geographic Mundo, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports Racing, and Fox Soccer Plus). Oversee/Manage LIVE Integration Team (non-union) as well as Master Control Staff (union), and LIVE Master Control AD’s (union).
Heavily involved with direction of media operations and broadcast operations departments and establishing SOP’s with union and non-union groups, as well as launching new channels, VOD, syndication, alternate feeds, etc.
Director, FSI Network Operations
Oversee/Manage daily broadcast operations of Fox Sports International Cable channels.
Oversee/Manage Master Control, Day-Of-Air, Originations, Sponsorship, and Tape Vault Depts. (total of 46 employees)
Balance budget, maintain schedules, and be involved with everything in regards to Network Operations, including technical projects, new rights deals, establishing and maintaining procedures, blackouts due to rights distribution issues, etc.
Fox Sports International
Manager, Network Operations
Oversee/Manage daily broadcast operations of up to 5 in-house Fox Cable Networks.
Oversee/Manage Day-Of-Air, Originations, and Tape Vault Depts. Immediate Manager to 8 full-time employees + anywhere from 3-5 interns.
Fox Sports Net Houston Operations
Program Resource Center Supervisor
Responsible for coordinating On-Air Programming for 8 in-house networks. Immediate Supervisor to 10 Program Resource Center Assistants. Supervised the training of Interns and Part Time employees.
Program Resource Center Assistant
Screened to format and prepared detailed “runsheets” for incoming air-tapes. Responsible for high-speed viewing (Q.C.), off-line editing, and retrieval of programs. Worked regularly with beta & 3⁄4” formats.
Ensured that proper programming and commercials were organized and ready for air on a daily basis.
Technical Skills & Accomplishments:
Proficient with: Mac & PC’s, MS Word, Excel, ScheduAll
Familiar with: Quartz & Evertz switchers, Chyron, Nexio DDR’s, Harris Automation, Snell Automation
Heavily involved with the launch the following channels: The Tennis Channel (2003), Fox Soccer Plus (2010), National Geographic Mundo (2011), Mundo Fox (2012), Fox Sports 1 & Fox Sports 2 (2013).
B.S. in Communications (3.0 GPA)
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona