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Photographer
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Photographer

• Intermediate Level
Skills: N/A

Summary

Fox News is looking for an experienced Photographer to join our Los Angeles Bureau. The Photographer will cover breaking news and planned events, both domestically and internationally, and work with other field photographers, field techs, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters.

Category Photographers 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Fox News is looking for an experienced Photographer to join our Los Angeles Bureau. The Photographer will cover breaking news and planned events, both domestically and internationally, and work with other field photographers, field techs, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters.

You should be comfortable covering breaking news as a one-person team and comfortable covering breaking news as well as protest/riots, rallies, and war zone conflicts with traditional ENG cameras. You must be equally comfortable with large production that includes multi-camera shoots using full sensor cinematic cameras, including the lighting techniques associated with high-end production.

You must be willing and able to travel and work weekends when needed. This is also a very physically demanding job that requires long hours, extensive travel, and lifting of heavy equipment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Panasonic & Sony ENG cameras and file workflow operations

Edit using Adobe Premiere

Lead multi-camera assignments

Full frame camera assignments

Configure audio for single and multiple camera set-ups

Conduct FTP, LiveU, BGAN operations

Perform satellite, microwave, fiber, and truck transmissions/operations

Safely drive company-owned and rental vehicles

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

5+ years of professional experience in the field

Experience with video photography and non-linear video editing

Experience with lighting techniques

Proficient in mixing Live remotes with IFB communications

Strong lighting skills and experience with long format shoots

Working knowledge of field audio mixers

Familiar with streaming technologies, satellite news-gathering vehicles

Willing to be trained on a transmitting satellite camera crew vehicle

Willing to be trained to drive a larger vehicle

Ability to mix and route audio for multiple camera shoots

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

The flexibility and speed to work in 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

Ability/flexibility to extensively travel and deploy at a moment’s notice to support the demands of a 24-hour news operation, including working overtime and weekends

A clean driving record, a valid Driver’s License and passport are required; CDL is a plus

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

Drone experience/Part 107 experience

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift N/A
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