Video Operator

  • Freelance
  • New York, NY
  • Applications have closed

Fox News Media

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 3+ years

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Freelance Video Operator to join our Fox News family. As the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Freelance Video Operator, you will work with all members of the editorial and technical teams to ensure video levels and lighting are the best possible quality on air. You are an integral part of the technical operations team reporting to the Technical Production Manager.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chip, color correct, and monitor video levels on all studio cameras, video monitors, and remote cameras
  • Collaborate with directors, lighting, and make-up to troubleshoot and make adjustments to ensure the best possible on-air look for our talent and set
  • Frame and monitor all remote Fox wire cameras as needed
  • Patch cameras to different in-house areas as needed and build, change, and update scene files to show as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years experience working in video in live news or tape environment
  • Experience with Ikegami HD Cameras, and Color correction units
  • 2+ years experience with Vinton robotic camera operations
  • Flexibility with your schedule, and the ability to stay late often with little notice if news warrants

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $39.43-46.40 per hour. We provide Freelancers with healthcare and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.