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Full Time Job

Photographer

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS Television KDKA-TV Pittsburgh is looking for a creative and dedicated Photojournalist to join the CBS Pittsburgh News Team. Candidates should have a strong dedication to visual storytelling with excellent photography and editing skills and assist our Multi-Media Journalists during live shots and on assignments as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Photojournalists applying for this position must have non-linear editing experience, knowledge of file-based video transfer, and experience as a News Photographer and Editor
• Must have the ability to operate live bonded cellular transmit units, communicate effectively, work well under pressure, have a keen knowledge of situational safety, and meet deadlines.
• Must have at least 5+ years of experience in a medium to large television market.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Candidates will be accountable for maintaining assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop editors, and peripheral gear, initiating repairs when necessary.
• Must be physically able to carry, shoulder, and shoot with a broadcast ENG camera (25 lbs. or more), as well as carry support equipment (tripod, lights, microphones, etc.)
• This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with IATSE.
• Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent writing skills are a requirement! You have a strong curiosity about public relations; one to two years of related experience (PR assistant or agency experience preferred); outstanding organizational skills, strong communication skills; and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong breaking news skills
• Ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.
• Bachelor's or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or allied field preferred.
• Drone Pilot license a plus.

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-r1k65x-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.