Contract Job



Needham, MA 07-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance Photographer, NBC Boston

• Responsible for shooting and editing high quality news stories for a competitive station in a top 10 market.
• Work cooperatively to conduct outstanding, well-produced live shots for multiple newscasts throughout a busy programming day with frequent deadlines.
• Maintain consistent, clear, and effective communication with managers, reporters, producers, and assignment editors as part of a fast-moving newsgathering team.
• Perform daily inventory of vehicle and equipment to ensure the integrity and functionality of all assigned gear.
• Assist ENG coordinators, editors, and producers through the quick ingest and distribution of recorded material to minimize time to air.
• Operate microwave and satellite trucks as well as cellular-bonded methods of transmission
• Ensure safe and consistent operation of vehicles, recording, and transmission equipment daily. Including in inclement weather and other difficult conditions.
• Other duties as assigned

• Ability to work well and cooperatively with many different types of people and personalities in the field and in the newsroom
• Punctual, regular and consistent attendance. Scheduling flexibility is a must.
• An expert understanding of video cameras, non-linear editing systems, and basic audio/video signal flow is absolutely required.
• Qualified applicants will have at least 2 years of shooting and editing experience in a competitive news environment.
• Qualified applicants must demonstrate an understanding of established quality control standards for video and audio.
• Previous experience with professional news gathering equipment. Knowledge of Panasonic P2 cameras and Adobe Premier editing platforms strongly preferred. Training will be offered to successful applicants.
• A valid driver's license is required.
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
• Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
• Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
• Ability to work any shift in a 24/7 news environment including nights, weekends, overnights and holidays.

Eligibility Requirements:

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
Must be willing to work in Needham, MA
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnby55-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.