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Field Technician/Satellite Truck Operator

Fox Corporation, Atlanta, GA USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Duration: Full-Time


We are looking for a Field Technician/Satellite truck operator to join our Atlanta Bureau. As a Field Technician/Satellite truck operator most of your work will consist of ENG newsgathering with occasional shifts on the satellite truck. You will also work with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers, and reporters.

Please note this job requires a random drug/alcohol testing pool, subject to quarterly tests. Your employment is contingent on a successful initial drug/alcohol test and driver’s license background check.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive and operate satellite truck
  • ENG field photography
  • Single-camera and multiple camera set-ups
  • Audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
  • Lighting for newsgathering and long formats shoots
  • Basic non-linear editing
  • Safely driving company-owned and rental vehicles

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 his/her knowledge of all aspects of field production
  • Experience with or willing to learn the operation of unmanned aerial camera vehicles (drones)
  • Experience with LiveU or similar transmission technology
  • 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
  • Experience with lighting and satellite newsgathering vehicles
  • Ability to multi-task in the field
  • Varied technical TV media experience that will translate well into the fast-paced field newsgathering environment
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Willing to be trained to drive a larger vehicle
  • Flexibility to book last minute travel for breaking news
  • Ability to work a nonstandard work schedule, including overtime, occasional holidays, and weekends
  • CDL License is a plus

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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