Chief Photographer – News

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WATE-TV

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Chief Photographer oversees the day-to-day operations of the Photography/Editing division and is responsible for the maintenance of all photography technology and equipment for the news department.

Responsibilities

  • Trains, manages, evaluates, and develops a team of photographers and editors
  • Performs photographer duties as required by shooting video, editing packages and VOSOT’s in the field and at the station
  • Gather factual information to support news stories
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Maintain camera gear, light kits, computers, edit systems, audio, etc.
  • Additional duties as necessary

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Degree in television production, journalism, or communications desired
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a photographer in a television broadcasting environment, management experience a plus
  • Experience with satellite trucks
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Extensive knowledge of professional lighting, audio, video, cable maintenance, etc.
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: Premier and TVU or similar data-based transmission
  • FAA certified Drone pilot with current license a plus

 

 

 


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in television production, journalism, or communications desired
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a photographer in a television broadcasting environment, management experience a plus
  • Experience with satellite trucks
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Extensive knowledge of professional lighting, audio, video, cable maintenance, etc.
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: Premier and TVU or similar data-based transmission
  • FAA certified Drone pilot with current license a plus

 

 


REQUIREMENTS

  • Trains, manages, evaluates, and develops a team of photographers and editors
  • Performs photographer duties as required by shooting video, editing packages and VOSOT’s in the field and at the station
  • Gather factual information to support news stories
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Maintain camera gear, light kits, computers, edit systems, audio, etc.
  • Additional duties as necessary

 

 


ADDITIONAL INFO

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Background check required.No phone calls, please


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers