WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV, the CBS News and Stations owned and operated television station in Boston, is seeking a guide and dedicated Photojournalist/Editor to join our amazing team. Candidates should have a strong commitment to creative and visual storytelling with excellent videography and editing skills.
Live Event / On Location Services
Greater Boston Area
Aug 28, 2023
WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV, the CBS News and Stations owned and operated television station in Boston, is seeking a guide and dedicated Photojournalist/Editor to join our amazing team. Candidates should have a strong commitment to creative and visual storytelling with excellent videography and editing skills. They should also possess the ability to produce daily content from the field independently or with partners, a desire to learn and evolve as new technologies are deployed and assist our MSJs during live shots and on assignments, as needed.
- Photojournalists applying for this position must have non-linear editing experience (AVID preferred), knowledge of file-based video transfer, and experience as a News Photographer/Editor
- Must have the knowledge and ability to operate live bonded cellular technology (Dejero and LiveU)
- ENG and SNG live truck experience is a plus!
- Need to be able to communicate effectively and work well under the pressure of multiple daily deadlines.
- Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a medium to large television market.
- Candidates will be responsible for maintaining assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop editors, and associated gear, and initiating repairs when necessary.
- Must physically be able to carry, shoulder, and shoot with a broadcast ENG camera (25-35lbs) and carry support equipment (tripod, lights, microphones, etc.)
- Must be able to work assigned schedules which may include early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Must have a valid Massachusetts driver's license and a clean driving record.
- Excellent news judgment and writing skills.
- In-house technical experience is a big plus (i.e., ENG Receive, Floor Directing).
- Strong breaking news skills.
- Excellent organizational, collaborative, and communication skills.
- FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone certification is a plus!