Full Time Job

News Photographer

WPEC

West Palm Beach, FL 10-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WPEC 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 3 years of ENG 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.

Essential Duties and Requirements include the following:
• Must be an aggressive team player who can produce great stories under tight deadlines
• Must have valid driver's license and be able to operate ENG news vehicle
• Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
• Technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment is required
• Ability to execute during breaking news events
• A self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas daily
• Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
• Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required
• Contribute story ideas to daily editorial meetings
• Participate in regular content planning meetings
• Post content on assigned digital platforms daily
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:
• At least 3 years 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, lives shots and 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!

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