JOB TITLE: NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER
REPORTS TO: MANAGER, NEWS OPERATIONS
Candidate will be responsible for editing and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner. Photographs news events, both live and to digital file, for news events and programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using in-house or field locations as needed. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced. Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork. Ability to set-up remotes to allow transmission of digital file feeds or live-from-the-field reports back to the station.
Required skills: Photography/Non-linear editing/live truck operation.
Minimum of three years experience in Photography, Editing and Live Truck operations. Must have Non-linear editing experience on Final Cut Pro. Requires one to have a valid California driver’s license with a clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine. Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure. Business needs may also require individual to be able to work various shifts and times.