Full Time Job

News Photographer


Syracuse, NY 09-01-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH is looking for a creative full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of related experience with a network affiliate news organization. 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:
• Have the ability to produce good stories under tight deadlines.
• Strong breaking news skills.
• Operation of news vehicles.
• Technical knowledge of editing and video equipment along with LiveU backpacks.
• Shooting general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages.
• College degree preferred
• Minimum of two years shooting experience
• Experience with shooting creative live shots
• Ability to cover stories independently including interviews and provide information to producers
• Knowledge of lighting and sound
• Knowledge of LiveU equipment
• Non-linear editing (Avid editing equipment such as Media Composer helpful)
• Technical knowledge of web and social media functions as well as strong editorial judgment.
• Ability to work with others. Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are essential.
• Valid drivers' license and good driving record with ability to operate news vehicles.
• Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjn88w-34-239-154-240-42 in your application.