WTNH/WCTX News 8 seeks a news photographer.
The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, effective interpersonal relation skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload and function well in high pressure situations.
Shoot and edit video for award winning newscasts including packages, Vos/VOSOTS and natural sound packages
Additional focus on still frames and video for our web and social media sites
Must be able to carry 50 lbs. of equipment (camera, tripod, lighting and audio equipment)
Must be able to set up for live shots on very short notice
Must be able to work under pressure
Run an ENG live truck. Helpful if you can run SNG truck.
Drive and maintain news vehicles
Suggest story ideas
Read newspapers, competitive websites, and follow social media daily.
Position requires performance of other job-related duties as assigned.
Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments , logistics, and shot requirements
Bachelors Degree preferred
Three years TV news experience
Must have valid license and good driving record
Experience in shooting and editing stories on a daily deadline basis
Familiarity with Premiere a plus
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have good attitude and be a team player
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts