Full Time Job

News Photographer / Editor

WRIC

Richmond, VA 07-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The WRIC News Photographer/Editor operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
• Organizes and edits together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming
• Reviews assembled on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary
• Trims recorded segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect
• Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots
• Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
• Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
• Shoots video for news reports
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots
• Maintains video equipment
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and Digital content
• Operates live microwave, satellite trucks and live Backpack TVU equipment
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• College degree or equivalent related experience is required
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience operating video editing equipment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with video editing equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Working knowledge of Adobe Premier helpful

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk38ok-3-236-68-118-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WRIC

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.