News Photographer / Editor
Los Angeles, CA
Required skills: Photography/Non-linear editing/live truck operation.
Candidate will be responsible for photography and editing
of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner . Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using in-house or field locations as needed. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced. Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork. Ability to set-up remotes to allow transmission of all forms of media feeds or live-from-the-scene reports back to the station.
REQUIREMENTS: College degree with an emphasis in Communications or Broadcasting required. Minimum of five (5) years' experience in Photography, Editing on Final Cut Pro 7 for three(3) years and five (5) years' experience with ENG/SNG truck operation. Requires one to have a valid California driver's license with a clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine. Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure. Business needs may also require individual to be able to work various shifts and times.
KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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.