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Full Time Job

Photographer

WPIX

New York, NY 02-15-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Photographer (Sports)

WPIX is looking for a full-time Sports Photographer/Editor. The Sports Photographer is responsible for shooting video, sound, editing and transmitting live content.
• Shoots video for Sports and News coverage
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
• Sets up, composes, and executes broadcast quality video
• Maintains all assigned equipment
• Edits video for television broadcasts and web content
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks
• Partners with reporters to develop creative, visually appealing & impactful stories
• Works efficiently and effectively under extremely tight deadlines
• Good judgment skills are a must.
• Comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal issues concerning daily newsgathering. Must routinely use appropriate journalistic standards and guidelines.
• Excellent lighting, camera, production and editing skills.
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Must be able to work professionally and respectfully with others
• A strong work ethic towards excellence
• Work weekends and nights

Requirements & Skills:
• Applicants must have a flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Candidates will be accountable for assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop, writing trouble reports when necessary.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Must possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
• Must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in broadcast television.
• 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 including Sony cameras
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to work any shift

Starting rate: $42.97 per hour

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy5vjq-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $42.97 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
WPIX

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.