Bureau Technician

Job Number: R50009590

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Operations, Production

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: August 15, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Studio Technician to join our Chicago Bureau. As the Bureau Technician, you cover studio camera needs for correspondents and guests in our two Chicago studios and a variety of other jobs including but not limited to editing, media management, studio scheduling, and backing up our Director of Bureau Operations and our Bureau Coordinator. You are a highly proficient video editor using Adobe Premiere and have the ability to handle a wide variety of creative and journalistic editing assignments. You work with other studio technicians, field photographers, engineers, field producers and reporters. You are willing to work a flexible schedule that could include early and late shifts, weekends and holidays. As the Bureau Technician, you are comfortable in a studio and Newsroom environment covering planned events and breaking News as part of a News team (correspondent, producer, photographer, editor.)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Sony and Ikegami studio cameras
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Adobe Premiere Pro editing
  • Nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends
  • Audio for single and multiple studio camera set-ups
  • Handle studio bookings and staffing requests

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years' professional experience in electronic news gathering
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere Pro to edit News packages
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro
  • Sound news judgment, especially as it relates to editing news packages
  • Knowledge of Ardome and VIZ video archiving systems
  • Familiarity with other archiving systems such Drobo, Fox Media Cloud and LTO
  • The flexibility to work in a high stress breaking news environment
  • Versatile and prepared to work in the studio one day, editing the next, media management the next
  • Working knowledge of audio mixers
  • Experience with lighting techniques
  • Familiarity with streaming technologies and FTP
  • Flexibility to work weekend hours

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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