Eng Field Photographer
FoxNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Fox News is looking for an experienced ENG Field Photographer to join our New York Bureau. The Field Photographer will cover breaking news and planned events both domestically and internationally. You will work with other field photographers, field techs, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters. The Field Photographer must be willing and able to travel and work a variety of shifts, potentially on short notice. Extensive travel and the ability to deploy at a moment's notice to support the demands of a 24-hour news operation are essential.
The candidate should be comfortable covering breaking news as a one-man team and equally comfortable with large productions that include multi-camera shoots using full-sensor cinematic cameras and lighting techniques associated with high-end production. The Photographer should have experience covering protests/riots, rallies, and war zone conflicts with traditional ENG cameras.
This is a Wednesday - Sunday shift.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Participate and lead multi-camera assignments
• Configure audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
• FTP, LiveU, BGAN operations
• Safely driving company-owned and rental vehicles
• Extensive, last-minute travel for breaking news
• Nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 5+ years of professional experience in the field
• In-depth knowledge of Sony/Panasonic ENG cameras and file workflow operations
• 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 day at remote location
• Understanding of satellite, microwave, fiber and truck transmissions/operations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Adobe Premier editing is a plus
• Knowledge of full-frame cinematic cameras is a plus
• 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, satellite news-gathering vehicles
• Willingness to be trained on a transmitting satellite camera crew vehicle
• Valid Driver's License and Passport
• A clean driving record is required, CDL a plus
• 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
• Willing and available to travel last minute frequently
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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $92,000.00-114,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.