Photographer

Fox News Channel is looking for a Photographer with proven news skills and a minimum of 5 years professional experience in the field.  Candidate should have strong lighting skills, experience with long format shoots, as well as the flexibility and speed to work in a high stress breaking news environment.

As a technical representative in a busy bureau, responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Panasonic P2 camera and file workflow operations
  • Basic ENG field photography
  • Final Cut Pro editing and  knowledge of 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
  • Nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends

Requirements:

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters
  • Must be able to multi-task in the field
  • 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
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Willing to be trained to drive a larger vehicle
  • Flexible work schedule in order to adapt to a 24 hour news organization, including overtime and weekends

A successful candidate would be 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.  Being a self starter, independent and having the ability to work well with others is a must.  Extensive travel and the ability to deploy at a moment’s notice to support the demands of a 24 hour news operation is essential.

A safe driving record and the ability to keep an organized and maintained equipment pack and vehicle are also necessary.

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