Full Time Job

Photographer

Nexstar

Des Moines, IA 05-12-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

PURPOSE FOR THE POSITION: Responsible for shooting and editing video and sound segments. Writing skills a plus the ideal candidate must be ready at all times to ''tell the story'' even if that means being in front of the camera during breaking news or weather events.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:
• Ability to shoot video and sound
• Ability to edit video and sound
• Ability to operate ENG live truck
• Ability to read scripts
• Ability to handle deadline pressure.
• Ability to work closely with co-workers.
• Ability to follow a schedule
• Ability to work various shifts
• Ability to see, to hear, to talk, to read, to write.
• Ability to behave maturely.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Valid drivers license

Computer literate

College degree in broadcasting or journalism or professional experience in related field.

Must be familiar with general principals of photojournalism.

Ability to write and communicate with the public a necessity.

Must have working knowledge of Adobe Premiere-editing equipment.

Must have dexterity.

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

EOE

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9x377-34-204-174-110-42 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.