Freelance Field Photographer

Job Number: R50008789

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: May 31, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our DC bureau is looking for a Freelance Field Photographer to join the Fox Business Network team! As the Freelance Field Photographer, you have proven News skills and 5 years’ professional experience in the field.  You have strong lighting skills, experience with long format shoots, as well as the flexibility and speed to work in an exciting breaking News environment!

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sony PXW400 or similar SxS HD camera and file workflow operations
  • Basic ENG field photography
  • Multi-camera assignments
  • Audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
  • FTP, LiveU, BGAN operations
  • Satellite, Nucomm microwave, fiber and truck transmissions/operations

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Flexibility to work a nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters
  • Camera and audio mixer gear with IFB gear; enough for at least two subjects
  • Tungsten and HMI lighting for a Standup Live Shot and sit down one on one interview. Camera preference is a Sony PXW400 or similar. Complete list of required equipment will be provided.
  • Ability to multi-task in the field
  • Working knowledge of field audio mixers
  • Ability to mix and route audio for multiple camera shoots
  • Proficiency in mixing Live remotes with IFB communications
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Experience with video photography and non-linear video editing
  • Experience with lighting techniques
  • Familiarity with streaming technologies, microwave trucks and satellite newsgathering vehicles
  • Team player qualities and adaptability to the needs of flexible work environment
  • Positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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