Were looking for a Photographer who brings more than just a good eye to work. We want someone who can dig up stories, chases breaking news and is also a whiz with editing, FTP and technology. You need to be comfortable gathering stories on your own as well as working closely with reporters. Must bring advanced digital and social media skills. Must be willing to work morning show shift.
Shoot video and gather news stories, either teamed with a reporter or solo.
Edit packages and VOSOTs in the field and at the station
Operate live camera from newsroom, studio, or remote locations, including lighting, audio, running cables, etc.
Gather facts and information to support news stories.
Maintain camera gear, vehicles, computer, edit systems, etc.
Additional duties as necessary
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of editorial standards.
Must demonstrate solid news judgment
Non-linear editing skills. Final cut Pro X experience preferred.
Experience with MacBook Pro desired.
Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
Ability and willingness to write stories as needed
Be able to tell stories with video and sound
Must be creative with strong editing skills
Must have attention to detail with great accuracy
Must have a valid California drivers license
News is 24/7. We need photographers who can work any shift
Willingness to travel with little to no notice and work overtime
Must be a team player and work well with others
Reports directly to News Operations Manager and takes direction on assignments from News Managers and Assignment Editors
Represent the station to the community in a professional manner
Contribute story ideas at daily editorial meeting
Relay information from the field back to station promptly and clearly
General ENG operation, maintenance and safety
Satellite Truck/ENG Truck safety training
A.A. Degree in Television production or Photography Desired
Minimum 2 years experience as television news photographer
Experience operating live microwave van
Experience operating Satellite truck desired
Experience operating drone/UAS part 107 desired
Experience with LIVE U