Creative Services Photographer / Editor

Hearst Television, Needham, MA USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

WCVB-TV, Boston’s ABC affiliate and Hearst Television station, seeks a highly motivated, organized, and creative person to fill our full time Creative Services Photographer/Editor position. A successful candidate will possess superior shooting, lighting, and editing ability. But a critical element will be the candidate's attitude. We need a person who wants to make impactful television, who dreams up unique shots, who enthusiastically generates great ideas to advance the look of Boston’s most-watched station and possesses the know-how and skill to get it done. We seek a person who pushes us all a little, while collaborating with Producers to help them execute their creative vision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shooting & lighting station promotions, in field or in studio
  • Confident non-linear editor with excellent design aesthetic
  • Strong motion/title design skills, preferably using Adobe After Effects
  • Ability to troubleshoot/solve technical issues quickly, independently and under pressure
  • Superior attention to detail, time management, organizational and media management skills
  • Passion for marketing news, community programming and digital content.

Experience Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an experienced photographer.
  • Knowledge of Canon EOS Cinema and Sony Alpha cameras
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro or equivalent non-linear editing software
  • FAA 107 commercial drone license a plus

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Required to lift and move production equipment weighing up to and occasionally exceeding 50 lbs.
  • Make hands-on contributions to in-studio & remote productions and edit various department projects.


  • College degree preferred
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.