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ENG Field Photographer

Job Number: R10002954
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: News, Operations, Production
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: June 7, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for an ENG Field Photographer to join our LA Bureau.  As the Photographer you will cover breaking news and planned events both domestically and internationally. Although you will work with other field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters you are also comfortable operating as a one-man team covering breaking news with traditional ENG cameras and full sensor cinematic cameras.

This job requires a random drug/alcohol testing pool, subject to quarterly tests. Your employment is contingent on a successful initial drug/alcohol test and driver’s license background check.


A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Panasonic & Sony ENG cameras and file workflow operations
  • Perform editing using Adobe Premier
  • Execute Multi-camera and full frame camera assignments
  • Configure audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
  • FTP, LiveU, BGAN operations
  • Perform satellite, microwave, fiber and truck transmissions/operations

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years professional experience in the field
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong lighting skills and experience with long format shoots
  • The flexibility and speed to work in a high stress breaking news environment
  • Versatility and preparedness to work in the bureau one day, shoot and edit the next and operate an easy-to-use auto acquisition satellite truck the 3rd day
  • Ability and willingness to deploy at a moment’s notice to support the demands of a 24-hour news operation is essential
  • Working knowledge of field audio mixers
  • Ability to mix and route audio for multiple camera shoots
  • Proficiency in mixing Live remotes with IFB communications
  • Experience with video photography and non-linear video editing
  • Experience with lighting techniques
  • Familiarity with streaming technologies, satellite news-gathering vehicles
  • Willingness to be trained on a transmitting satellite camera crew vehicle
  • Valid Drivers License and Passport
  • A clean driving record, CDL a plus
  • Willingness to be trained to drive a larger vehicle
  • Ability to travel and work weekends when needed

Please attach a resume to be considered, applications without resumes will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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