Photographer/Editor (FT)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

New York, NY

WPIX is looking for a full-time Photographer/Editor. The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

Additional Job Description

  • Shoots video for news reports
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
  • Sets up, composes, and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and web content
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Partners with reporters to develop creative, visually appealing & impactful stories
  • Works efficiently and effectively under extremely tight deadlines daily
  • Good judgment skills are a must.
  • Comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal issues concerning daily newsgathering. Must routinely use appropriate journalistic standards and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Candidates will be accountable for assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop, writing trouble reports when necessary.
  • Applicants must be flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in broadcast television.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with video recording equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift