Field Technician

Fox

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

To apply for this job please visit www.foxcareers.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.foxcareers.com.

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