Photographer

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Job ID:
2189
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Salinas, CA US
Station Name:
KSBW-TV

Job Description

KSBW-TV Action News 8 has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shooting and editing of vo’s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings
  • Working with Assignment Desk and reporters to cover daily stories.
  • Gathers video and still pictures for digital platforms
  • Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.
  • Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.
  • Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.
  • Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.
  • Will produce and publish content to our online platforms  

Required Skills

  • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Efficient Operation on ENG trucks
  • Can work in all weather conditions
  • Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record
  • Exception ability to operate digital editing tools
  • Can organize and prioritize
  • Must be a self-starter – someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
  • Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions

Education:

  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience
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