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Full Time Job

Photographer

CBS Television Stations

Minneapolis, MN 06-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WCCO - TV is seeking a Photographer!
• Shoot assigned news and sports stories in a creative, clear, and accurate manner.
• Set up lighting and audio as the situation dictates.
• Edit daily content under deadline using non-linear editing systems.
• In addition to traditional major market ENG duties, a successful candidate must be a skilled story-teller who can build content that are visually appealing and significant and will adopt the opportunity to regularly enterprise content, end to end: pitch, produce, shoot, write, and edit content for natsot news packages or packages to be voiced by on-air staff for all platforms.
• Operate ENG news vans, drive station vehicles to assignments, and report all maintenance problems to the supervisor.
• Maintain assigned equipment in good working order and report equipment problems to supervisor.
• Complete work within newscast deadlines.
• Uphold journalistic, ethical, and professional standards in accordance with company policies and values.
• Perform other duties, which may be assigned by a newsroom manager.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Operating proficiency in Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P-2, or similar ENG Systems as well as non-linear editing on Edius, FCP X, Avid, or a similar nonlinear editing system.
• 1-2 years' experience pitching, interviewing, shooting, writing, editing, and delivering video content on deadline.
• Must be able to acquire a valid MN driver's license.
• Must be physically able to carry, shoulder, and shoot with a broadcast ENG camera (25 lbs. or more), as well as carry support equipment (i.e., tripod, lights, etc.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Two to five years of experience as a photojournalist in a medium to major market.
• Two-to-four-year degree.
• NPPA style shooting experience is preferred!
• FAA Part 107 license and drone flight experience a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• NABET-CWA Union membership is required if not already a member.
• Please include a link to a demo reel with your online application.

Organizations that wish to receive job vacancy notices from this posting's television station should contact sf_recruitingsupport@paramount.com.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g374oq-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.