Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
Fox News Channel is seeking a Lighting Technician to join our New York Bureau. As the Lighting Technician you will create and maintain lighting effects and cues for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network programming and production. You will have daily and project based assignments and work directly with Studio Operations Supervisors, Lead Stage Technicians, Directors, Producers, and other studio crew. You are creative and have an interest in the news and entertainment industry.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Support and assist Lighting Director and Stage Tech leads
• Stagehand, rigging, light board operation and programming, special effects,
• location set ups, etc.
• Ladder work
• Set maintenance and repair
• Prop and storage coordination and organization
• Prep, hang and maintain support and storage facilities
• Organize and maintain support and storage facilities
• Operate specialty equipment
• Understand and implement back-up protocol when necessary
• Assess, advise and assist with proper stage, scenic and lighting set-ups
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 1-3 years of lighting/stage hand experience
• Comfort working under the pressures of live programming and time constraints
• Willing to work overtime and additional shifts to meet the demands of breaking news, programming and production, specialty scenic or light calls and/or shift coverage
• Knowledge of digital test equipment for troubleshooting and repairs
• Knowledge of electrical systems, lighting effects and electronics
• Familiar with trade and power tools
• Understand the importance of health and safety procedures
NICE TO HAVE
• Carpentry skills and knowledge of ION console is a plus
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.
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.