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Photographer

CBS Television Stations

West Sacramento, CA 02-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Photographer

The CBS owned and operated duopoly in West Sacramento has an immediate opening for a freelance news photographer/editor to work on CBS 13 and our independent 31. Ideal candidate will be able to provide the visual texture reinforcing talent's story-telling. More than three years television news experience required. (Please do not apply if you do not have a background in television news).

Candidates should have a working knowledge of the XDCAM EX camera and GRASS VALLEY EDIUS editing systems. Candidates should have working knowledge of live trucks, bonded cellular packs and be able to travel at a moment's notice. We are looking for storytellers and team players. You must be a very creative and have a passion for the business. No phone calls please.

Qualifications:
• 3 Years television experience covering breaking news, features and sports.
• Sound journalistic judgment
• Passion for visual storytelling
• Excellent lighting skills.
• Deadline oriented
• Proficient non-linear editor.
• Experience operating microwave, bonded-cellular packs and/or satellite trucks.
• Excellent lighting skills.
• Valid driver's License and excellent driving record required
• Excellent communications skills
• Ability to work any shift
• Occasional travel

$26.30 - $30.54/hr, depending on experience

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Hiring Salary Range: $26.3 - 30.54.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. [[cust_payTransSTIP]] [[cust_payTransSalesInc]]

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9yw09-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $26.30 to $30.54 Per Hour ($ USD)