Full Time Job

Dallas News Photographer & Truck Operator


Remote / Virtual 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
News Nation seeks a full-time News Photographer/Truck Operator to be based in Dallas, TX. The ideal candidate is proficient in shooting and editing video and is equipped to ably partner with a correspondent and producer team to craft stories which are engaging, compelling, and accurate. The person must have a strong work-ethic, be a self-starter, a clear communicator, and a team player.

The news photographer will cover stories in and around Dallas and travel throughout the Southwest region and may also be dispatched to cover stories nationally or in some cases internationally as well.

As needed the photographer will operate the bureau's KU/TVU truck.

Duties to include:
-Shoot video for news reports
-Edit reporter packages and elements for television broadcasts and digital use on Adobe Premiere
-Familiarity with BitCentral & Latakoo helpful but not required
- Shoot active and dynamic live shots in various settings
-Maintain video equipment and other gear
-Operate portable live unit and ENG trucks in remote situations
-Perform other duties as assigned
-Travel will be required

Requirements & Skills:
-Minimum five years' experience of news gathering
-Degree in communications preferred or related experience
-Valid driver's license
-Ability to lift and carry equipment in the range of 50 lbs. in weight
-Basic knowledge of satellite live truck operation
-Good communications skills with sound editorial judgement

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5wq51-44-201-96-43-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.