News Photographer
 
Employer: Univision Communication Job Posted: 2/3/2020
Location: Houston, TX Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

Univision Local Media KXLN 45 is seeking a Full Time News Photographer to shoot news and other events for TV productions, both live and recorded. Edit material to script using non-linear, computer-based editing software from our facility and operate ENG equipment from remote locations.

Job Responsibilities

• Shoot and edit assigned and/or breaking news stories using ENG camera and non-linear editing equipment
• Shoot and edit special assignments as needed
• Provide pictures and short/snap videos from the field for our Social Media platforms
• Set up and operate microwave ENG trucks, as well as Live U equipment
• Operate and maintain news vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner
• Perform routine maintenance and light troubleshooting on assigned equipment
• May be required to travel for special assignments and coverage
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
• Candidate will have continuous interaction with news reporters and other photographers. Will work closely with producers, assignment desk editors, video editors and Director of Operations
• Will have constant interaction with engineering and production departments, and will be in daily contact with the public, as well as local, state and federal officials
• Self-motivated, well organized and with excellent personal interaction skills

Required Skills & Experience

• High School Diploma required; College degree or technical school training in Journalism, Radio/Television, Production/ENG or related field
• Minimum 2 or more years working as news photographer in a TV news
• Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
• Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills
• Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines
• Must be able to multi-task and communicate effectively
• Able to work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings, as well as during inclement weather such as Hurricanes
• Must have a Texas driver license and a clean driving record
• Must have demo reel and provide a link to reel

Eligibility Requirements

• Must be willing to work from the office in Houston, TX
• Employment/Education will be verified
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United Stated on a full-time basis

Physical Requirements

• Ability to stand, walk, bend, type and sit for up to (8) hours
• Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 50 pounds)
• Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech
• Must be able to work in outdoor and inclement weather conditions


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