Full Time Job

Field Technician

Fox News

Washington, DC 03-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• High level ENG field photography skills
• Single camera and multiple camera set-ups
• Audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
• Basic lighting for newsgathering and long formats
• Basic non-linear editing
• Safely driving company owned and rental vehicles
• Extensive, last minute travel for breaking news
• Work a nonstandard schedule, including overtime and weekends

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Minimum of three (3) years newsgathering experience
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work well with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters
• Willing to expand your knowledge of all aspects of field production including satellite truck operations (experience with operating Satellite Truck is a plus)
• Ability to multi-task in the field
• Varied technical TV media experience that will translate well into the fast-paced field newsgathering environment
• 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
• Knowledge of lighting technologies, microwave trucks, and satellite news gathering vehicles
• A clean driving record
• 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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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.