Fox News ChannelWashington, DC
Full Time Job
We are looking for a Field Technician to join our D.C. Bureau. As a Field Technician you will be provided countless opportunities to work with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters. Your ability to multitask and strong communication and interpersonal skills will allow you to succeed in this role.
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
• Perform basic ENG field photography
• Set up single camera and multiple camera
• Set up audio for single and multiple camera
• Set up basic lighting for newsgathering and long formats
• Perform essential non-linear editing
• Safely driving company owned and rental vehicles
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Minimum of three (3) years newsgathering experience
• Ability to work seamlessly with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters
• Willingness to expand your knowledge of all aspects of field production
• Varied technical TV media experience that will translate well into the fast-paced field newsgathering environment
• 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 technologies, microwave trucks and satellite news gathering vehicles
• A clean driving record
• Willingness to be trained to drive a larger vehicle
• Flexible work schedule and the ability to adapt to a 24-hour news organization, including overtime and weekends
• Willingness and availability to travel last minute frequently
• Ability to lift 50 lbs. and use camera gear, audio gear, lights and ancillary gear used in the field
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.
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.