WPIX is looking for a Photographer/Editor. The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
Live Event / On Location Services
Greater New York City Area
Jan 09, 2023
- 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 eMedia 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 on a daily basis
- 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
This is a IBEW union position with starting hourly rate at $41.62