Full Time Job

News Photographer

WTNH

New Haven, CT 09-09-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WTNH/WCTX News 8 seeks a news photographer.

The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, effective interpersonal relation skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload and function well in high pressure situations.

Responsibilities
• Shoot and edit video for award winning newscasts including packages, Vo's/VOSOTS and natural sound packages
• Additional focus on still frames and video for our web and social media sites
• Must be able to carry 50 lbs. of equipment (camera, tripod, lighting and audio equipment)
• Must be able to set up for live shots on very short notice
• Must be able to work under pressure
• Run an ENG live truck. Helpful if you can run SNG truck.
• Drive and maintain news vehicles
• Suggest story ideas
• Read newspapers, competitive websites, and follow social media daily.
• Position requires performance of other job-related duties as assigned.
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments , logistics, and shot requirements

Requirements
• Bachelors Degree preferred
• Three years TV news experience
• Must have valid license and good driving record
• Experience in shooting and editing stories on a daily deadline basis
• Familiarity with Premiere a plus
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have good attitude and be a team player
• Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts

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Company Profile
WTNH

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.