Full Time Job

News Photographer

Nexstar

Lansing, MI 09-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports. Do you have a creative eye? An ear for nat sound? A nose for news? If so, WLNS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan is looking for you. We have an immediate opening for a News Photographer to join our award-winning photography staff. We shoot with Panasonic P2 cameras and we have the toys to take your story telling to the next level.
• Shoots video for news reports in the field with and without a reporter
• Asking good questions of local and national newsmakers
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots
• Maintains video equipment
• Editing stories on a non-linear editing system
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
• Working under tight deadlines
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with video recording equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzne12-3-236-212-116-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.