Photographer

Role Purpose:

The Photographer is a technical representative of the Los Angeles Bureau. Candidates must be willing and able to work weekends as the schedule is Thursday through Monday.

Job Duties:

  • Panasonic P2 camera and file workflow operations
  • Basic ENG field photography
  • Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier editing
  • Multi-camera assignments
  • Audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
  • FTP, LiveU, Streambox, BGAN operations
  • Satellite, Nucomm microwave, fiber and truck transmissions/operations
  • Work with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the field
  • Strong lighting skills and experience with long format shoots
  • The flexibility and speed to work in a high stress breaking news environment
  • Versatile and prepared 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
  • Extensive travel and the ability 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
  • Proficient in mixing Live remotes with IFB communications
  • Experience with video photography and non-linear video editing
  • Experience with lighting techniques
  • Familiar with streaming technologies, microwave trucks and satellite newsgathering vehicles
  • Willingness to be trained on a transmitting satellite camera crew vehicle
  • Must have a clean driving record, CDL a plus
  • Willing to be trained to drive a larger vehicle

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • Must be willing to work in Los Angeles
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


Description of Organization:  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 15 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.

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