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Freelance Camera Operator – Twentieth Century Fox – New York, NY

Company: Twentieth Century Fox

Location: New York, NY

  • Full Time

Twentieth Century Fox


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.


We are looking for a Freelance Camera Operator to back fill Staff Operators who may be on vacation, out sick or assigned to additional programming beyond their normal duties. Freelance Camera Operators will perform the same or similar duties as staff operators to include Robotic, Pedestal, Jib and Handheld cameras. You also help with set changes, movement of set pieces and gear/equipment.


  • Confer with producers, directors, sound and lighting technicians and other crew members to discuss assignments and determine proper sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements
  • S et up television production facilities for live and recorded programs
  • Test, clean and maintain broadcast equipment
  • Follow a shot list, while choosing the angles and distances
  • Show dialogue and match the shots to the action


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred (ideally in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering)
  • Flexibility to work holidays and weekends
  • Operational knowledge of camera and lens systems
  • At least 1 year of experience operating Pedestal, Robotic, Jib and Handheld Cameras
  • Ability to zoom, pan, tilt, focus, ped, dolly and track shots while maintaining focus and framing
  • Understanding of the needs of the viewer and ability to imagine the visual flow of the broadcast
  • Knowledgeable and versatile in photographic equipment, as well as lighting, composition, and movement
  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operation of telecommunications systems
  • Ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
  • Familiarity with editing to include understanding how to move the flow of images, even limited on-screen action, to create a desirable viewing experience
  • In-depth knowledge of stationery and portable video cameras
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including studio and production personnel, engineering, on-air talent, other departments, and management
  • Ability to present technical ideas and concepts in a user-friendly language
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

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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