Full Time Job

ENG Field Photographer

Fox News

New York, NY 06-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

FOX News is looking for an experienced ENG (Electronic News Gathering) Field Photographer for our New York Bureau. The Field Photographer will cover breaking news and planned events domestically and internationally. The role requires collaboration with other photographers, technical support staff, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters. You must be willing and able to 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 must 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.

A valid driver's license and clean driving record is required.

• Lead and engage in assignments involving multiple cameras
• Set up and manage audio configurations for both single and multi-camera shoots
• Operate FTP, LiveU, and BGAN for content transmission
• Drive company vehicles and rentals safely and responsibly
• Travel extensively and spontaneously for urgent news coverage
• Work a nonstandard, flexible schedule that includes overtime and weekend shifts

• 5+ years of professional experience in the field
• Extensive knowledge of Sony/Panasonic ENG cameras and familiarity with file-based workflow operations
• Advanced skills in lighting, including experience with long-form productions
• 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
• Comprehensive understanding of satellite, microwave, fiber, and live truck transmissions/operations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Understanding of field audio
• Skill in managing live remote broadcasts with IFB communications
• Video photography proficiency and adept at non-linear editing systems
• Familiarity with streaming technologies and satellite news-gathering assets
• Willingness to train in satellite camera crew vehicle operations
• Valid Driver's License and Passport
• Flexible schedule to suit a news organization operating 24/7, including availability for overtime and weekend work
• Willing and available to travel last minute frequently
• A clean driving record is required, CDL is a plus
• Adobe Premier editing is preferred
• Knowledge of full-frame cinematic cameras is a plus


At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

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: $45.50-54.33 per hour 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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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g42oq1-34-239-170-244-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $45.50 to $54.33 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Fox News

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.