Contract Job

Field Audio Engineer

Fox News

Washington, DC 10-28-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a Freelance Field Audio Engineer to join our Washington, DC Bureau. As a Freelance Field Audio Engineer, you will be provided countless opportunities to work with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• ENG crew audio
• Single and multi-camera set-ups, sit down and walk and talk interviews
• Route audio and IFB communications from single or multiple sources
• Audio for Live remotes with single or multiple cameras
• Extensive, last-minute travel for breaking news
• Nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Minimum of three (3) years newsgathering experience
• Ability to work well with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters
• Willing to expand his/her knowledge of all aspects of field production
• Ability to multi-task in the field
• Varied technical TV media experience that will translate well into the fast-paced field newsgathering environment
• You will need to have your own audio/sound equipment (list of items will be provided during the interview process)
• Ability to travel and be flexible with work schedule

Location
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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.