Full Time Job

News Photographer


Lynchburg, VA 10-07-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

WSET is looking for a creative, full-time News Photographer for our news bureau in Danville, Virginia!

We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have at least one year of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization or college television station. You will collaborate daily with the bureau's 3 MMJ's and other news photographer. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full high definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements and Qualifications:
• At least one year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
• Team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
• Must have valid driver's license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
• Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, set up live shots using LiveU and create natural sound packages
• Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!