News Photographer, NBC 7 San Diego

Posted: 12/8/2018

Location: San Diego, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Responsible for recording and editing local news events.

Job Duties
  • Record news events
  • Understand and practice ethical journalism
  • Gather news facts and create compelling stories when on assignment with or without a reporter
  • Work with daily deadlines
  • Edit video for broadcast and website
  • Responsible for daily operation of all ENG equipment including ENG cameras, portable VTR, ENG editing gear, audio, lighting and microwave equipment
  • Monitor and understand government and public service radio frequencies
  • Operate motor vehicles and live trucks
  • Perform other related duties to ensure high quality news coverage
  • Contribute to social media coverage

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a news photographer
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate required
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds of gear

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in San Diego
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have ability to work any of a 24/7 shift
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

  • Thorough understanding of computer technology as it relates to non-linear editing and HD photography
  • Familiarity with Panasonic P2 Cameras
  • Familiarity with social media such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Ability to provide written and visual content to the website
  • Broadcast writing skills
  • Knowledge of Grass Valley Group Vibrint and Edius or other computer based editing
  • College or vocational school education in broadcast communications, journalism or photographer
  • Team player and adaptive to flexible work environment
  • Motivated with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Display a positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal preferred

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