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Field Photographer, Bureau

Fox News

Dallas, TX 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for a Field Photographer for our Dallas Bureau. You will cover breaking news and planned events, both in the US and abroad. The Field Photographer will work with a dedicated team comprising of other field photographers, technical crews, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters.

The Freelance Field Photographer must be comfortable covering breaking news as a one-person team, as well as handling the complexities of covering protests, uprisings, political gatherings, and conflicts in hostile regions using traditional ENG cameras. Equally important is the candidate's proficiency in large-scale productions involving multi-camera setups with full-sensor cinematic cameras, and the lighting techniques associated with high-end productions.

This shift includes working on one or both weekend days, (Saturday and/or Sunday).

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• In-depth knowledge of Panasonic & Sony ENG cameras and file workflow operations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Adobe Premier editing
• Lead Multi-camera assignments
• Full-frame camera assignments
• Configure audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
• FTP, LiveU, BGAN operations
• Perform satellite, microwave, fiber, and truck transmissions/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
• Strong lighting skills and experience with long-format shoots
• The flexibility and speed to work in a high-stress, breaking news environment
• Versatile and prepared to work in the bureau one day, shoot and edit the next, and operate an easy-to-use auto-acquisition satellite truck the 3rd day
• Extensive travel and the ability to deploy at a moment's notice to support the demands of a 24-hour news operation
• 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
• To own a camera package (specifics will be provided during the interview) for rent
• Flexible work schedule to adapt to a 24-hour news organization, including overtime and weekends
• Willing and available to travel last minute frequently
• Drone experience/Part 107/CDL are pluses

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxemeo-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

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.