Photographer

Agency:
PHL-TV
Area:
Photographer
Posted:
04.23.20

Photographer

1 – part time position

1 – full time position

PA-Philadelphia;5001 Wynnefield Avenue (WPHL)

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

    • Gathering exciting video and sound to tell compelling television news stories
    • Maintain and be responsible for all station gear
    • Maintain a station vehicle
    • Understand the editing process and all the technical aspects of  Adobe Premier and Final Cut editing software
    • Use creative graphic and production techniques to enhance stories
    • Operate and maintain ENG Live Trucks for daily newscasts
    • Must be able to work independently and use solid judgment on all stories, images and sound that is used within a news story.
    • Ability to react to breaking news quickly and efficiently
    • Have great knowledge of current local, state and national events and issues
    • Work in tandem with reporters and talent to develop story ideas and generate creative ideas for individual stories
    • Work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis
    • Must understand ethical and legal issues concerning stories and use appropriate journalistic guidelines.
    • Must be able to work respectfully with others, including, but not limited to news managers, reporters, editors, anchors, engineers, and producers
    • Must be able to, if needed, talk about breaking news stories live on air as needed.
    • Ability to shoot, edit, and track packages is a plus

Requirements:

  • BS/BA or equivalent degree in journalism or related field
  • Physically able to carry a minimum of 25 pounds of equipment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a working knowledge of cameras and Mac Book computers
  • Strong people skills
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated to work with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations and deadlines
  • Must be able to work assigned shifts which may include nights, weekends and overnights.
  • Ability to do other tasks as assigned by news management
  • Drone certification is a plus

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

Please apply at www.nexstar.tv/careers.