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Field Operations Technical Assistant/Crew Desk Coordinator

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Fox News Media


25d ago

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New York

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  • The ideal candidate must have basic knowledge of camera, audio, and drone gear, strong logistical and organizational skills, experience with Jira and Inews computer systems, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. They should be flexible to work a variety of shifts including nights, overnights, and weekends, have outstanding communication and team-building skills, and be able to prioritize work efficiently under pressure. Experience in broadcast or affiliate news services is a plus.
  • The candidate will handle field operations, including ENG photography, camera setups, audio and lighting for news gathering, driving vehicles, managing crews, updating databases, analyzing expenses, processing invoices, and coordinating resources for breaking news.
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Graduate Job

Business, Operations & Strategyā€¢New York


  • Fox News is hiring a Field Operations Technical Assistant/Crew Resource Desk Coordinator in NY. As a Technical Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the field operations team with technical tasks and ensuring the smooth execution of projects. You will be helping to provide live and taped video to all of the Fox Media units. As a Coordinator, you will be responsible for scheduling and booking staff and freelance crews for Fox News, Fox Business, Fox Nation, and Fox Weather. You will book all crew requests utilizing Fox Bureau photographers and freelance crews across the country and create relationships with hundreds of camera crews around the world.


  • Basic knowledge of camera, audio, and drone gear
  • Strong logistical and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Jira and Inews computer systems
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and intense environment
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including nights, overnights, and weekends
  • Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work efficiently, especially under pressure
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and team-building skills to maintain relationships with staff and vendors
  • Critical thinking skills for coordinating crews under strict time constraints
  • Experience in broadcast or affiliate news services is a plus

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Basic ENG Field Photography to eventually working on shoots in the field
  • Single Camera and Multi Camera Set-Ups
  • Audio for Single and Multi-Camera Set-Ups
  • Basic Lighting for news gathering and long format interviews
  • Safely drive company owned and rental vehicles
  • Streaming technologies
  • Backfill NY Studio Van operators when needed
  • Assign staff and hire freelance crews for news and news story packages
  • Engage field assets including cameras, audio gear, drones, transmission vehicles, and studio vans
  • Input personnel information and distribute the daily handover
  • Update and maintain database
  • Monitor daily requests
  • Analyze monthly expenditures and department needs
  • Process invoices
  • Secure and deploy resources whenever there is breaking news nationally or internationally
  • Proactively secure resources in the field
  • Facilitate communication between camera crews and field producers and bookers


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York