WGN America is looking to hire a full-time bureau News Photographer/Editor in Washington D.C.
The news photographer will travel to cover regional stories in and around the capitol.
Duties to include:
-Shoot video for news reports
-Confer with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
-Maintain video equipment
-Edit video clips for television broadcasts and digital content
-Operates portable live unit and satellite trucks in remote situations
-Performs other duties as assigned
-Travel will be required
Requirements & Skills:
-Minimum five years' experience of news gathering
-BA 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 live truck operation
-Good communications skills with sound editorial judgement
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.