Job Details

Photographer

Summary

Shoot assigned news and sports stories in a creative, clear and accurate manner

Category Camera Operators  Photographers 
Location Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 09, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:
•    Shoot assigned news and sports stories in a creative, clear and accurate manner
•    Set up lighting and audio as situation dictates
•    Edit daily stories under deadline pressure using non-linear editing systems
•    Work with reporters and producers as well as on your own to create stories that are visually appealing and meaningful
•    Operate ENG news vans, drive station vehicle to assignments and report all maintenance problems to supervisor
•    Maintain assigned equipment in good working order and report equipment problems to supervisor
•    Complete work within newscast deadlines
•    Uphold journalistic, ethical and professional standards consistent with company policies and values
•    Perform other duties, which may be assigned by a newsroom manager
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Operating proficiency of Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P-2 or similar ENG Systems as well as non-linear editing on Edius, FCP X, Avid or a similar nonlinear  editing system
•    Must be able to obtain a valid MN driver’s license
•    Must be physically able to carry, shoulder and shoot with a broadcast ENG camera (25 lbs. or more), as well as carry support equipment (i.e., tripod, lights, etc.)
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
•    Two to five years of experience as a photojournalist in a medium to major market
•    Two to four year degree
•    NPPA style shooting experience a plus
•    FAA Part 107 license and flight experience a plus
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
•    Shifts will include nights, weekends and some holidays.
•    NABET Union membership required
•    Please include a link to a demo reel with your online application

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
Attached Files
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