News Photographer

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

East Syracuse, NY


WSYR-TV Syracuse, NY an ABC affiliate seeks an experienced News Photographer to shoot and edit video for television and digital platforms. The applicant must also be proficient in digital and social media.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Shoots and edits video for news reports solo and with reporters.
  • Conducts interviews, gathers information in the field.
  • Operates TVU, microwave and satellite trucks in live remote situations.
  • Utilizes mobile and new technology to post to station digital and social media sites.
  • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography/Communications/Journalism, or equivalent combination of education and work- related experience.
  • Minimum one-year experience working in news photography with linear editing is preferred.
  • Non-linear editing, Adobe Premier editing and live-truck operation experience preferred.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience with other broadcast related equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Compensation ranges from $15 to $18 per hour.
  • Ability to work extended hours, as needed.
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