Full Time Job

Photographer Editor


Sacramento, CA 04-18-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KCRA 3, the news leader in Sacramento and a Hearst Television station, has an immediate opening for an innovative full-time photographer/editor. Our award-winning news team sets a very high bar for excellent journalism. We are serious about breaking news, big coverage of big stories, weather and investigative reporting. Our photojournalists are passionate about news and great visual storytelling. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who knows how to balance both the big picture and the small details; a creative thinker; a competitive spirit and a strong team player. This is an IBEW Union position. In person attendance is required.

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after August 25, 2021 be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Job Duties
• Shoot engaging, dynamic video and sound for general assignments stories and special projects.
• Crisp, clean, compelling editing skills
• Operate ENG truck/TVU for live shots.
• Foster teamwork and collaboration with reporters and other news staff.
• Post video and pictures to multiple platforms.
• Employ exceptional problem-solving skills.

Required Skills
• At least two years of relevant work experience
• Work well under very strict deadlines.
• Ability to calmly handle live breaking news
• Expertise with non-linear editing and familiarity with Adobe Premiere
• Ability to carry at least 50 pounds of equipment

Required Qualifications
• A valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Must be willing to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays
• Bilingual experience is a plus.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Military DINFOS experience will be considered.
• Drone certification or familiarity with helicopter photography is a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rop0k1-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.