Full Time Job

Photographer / Editor


Chicago, IL 04-09-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Photographer/Editor is responsible for shooting and editing all elements of news stories for daily network news broadcasts.

• Creatively visualizes stories told by reporters and producers utilizing HD camera and expert lighting
• Responsible for photographing and editing news and feature stories
• Collaborates with Producers and Reporters for series, special reports, and/or long form content
• Assists Reporters and Producers in the pre and post production process
• Responsible for maintaining equipment in good working condition at all times
• Works under the direct supervision of the Sr. Director News Operations & Production and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years of experience working as Photographer/Camera Operator in the field
• Minimum 2 years of experience as an Editor
• Proven experience managing and/or assisting live transmissions via LiveU, satellite trucks or local microwave
• Prior experience and thorough understanding on how to send stories via wireless technology
• Proven proficiency using Avid 6.0 Media composer and Mac operating system
• Proven proficiency using Sony HD series professional broadcast cameras
• Proven experience and proficiency in managing HD lighting and shot composition
• Must be fully fluent in English and Spanish (both written and verbal)

Eligibility Requirements:
• Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends
• Willingness to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
• Must be willing to work in the Chicago, Illinois area.
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics
• Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
• Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization
• Proven editorial judgment
• Proven excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story desired
• Strong computer/technical background and ability to trouble shoot under pressure

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2223m-18-206-238-77-42 in your application.