NABET Engineer (Photographer)

Posted: 3/20/2019

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Photographers are responsible for covering local news for Telemundo and participating in the newsgathering and editorial process. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties
  • Operate camera, sound, lighting and editing equipment to cover live and taped events
  • Utilize new and emerging technologies to develop content for Telemundo platforms
  • Respond quickly to breaking news while taking direction and interacting with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room, and appropriate NBC personnel
  • Understand and practice ethical journalism
  • Gather news facts and create compelling stories when on assignment with or without a reporter
  • Edit video for broadcast and website
  • Operate 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
  • Contribute to social media coverage
  • Perform other related duties to ensure high quality news coverage


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a news photographer
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds of gear
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and/or equivalent work experience
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

    Desired Qualifications
  • Thorough understanding of technology as it relates to non-linear editing and HD photography
  • Proficient in HD lighting, HD videography, non-linear editing with Avid & Final Cut, Dalet editing, microwave truck operations
  • Familiarity with new technologies such as Live U transmission, Go Pro cameras and Latakoo file sharing camera equipment
  • Familiarity with Panasonic P2 Cameras
  • Strong understanding of computer/IT workflows
  • Understand File Transfer Protocols
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Ability to provide written and visual content to the website
  • Knowledge of Grass Valley Group Vibrint and Edius or other computer based editing
  • Team player and adaptive to flexible work environment
  • Positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism

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