Full Time Job

News Photographer


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.

• 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

• 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

Company Profile

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.