Freelance Field Photographer

Posted: 6/10/2019 | Expires: 7/10/2019

Location: Washington D.C.
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

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

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