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Photographer/Editor - WFSB
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Photographer/Editor - WFSB

• Emerging Level

Summary

The Photographer shoots and edits video of various news events and is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing all forms of media for daily news broadcasts, continuous news platforms and special reports. This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station’s newscasts. Must effectively operate high tech multi-media equipment including ENG vehicles.

Category Editor  Photographers 
Location Connecticut
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Photographer/Editor - WFSB

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Photographer shoots and edits video of various news events and is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing all forms of media for daily news broadcasts, continuous news platforms and special reports.  This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station’s newscasts.  Must effectively operate high tech multi-media equipment including ENG vehicles.

II. Essential Job Functions - Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% - Photographs news, weather, and sports materials.
20% - Performs creative editing of news, weather, and sports materials.

10% - Sets up and operates lighting equipment.

10% - Transmits and records news, weather, and sports video and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds.

10% - Performs limited newsgathering functions.

5% - Photographs and edits promotion and public service material.

5% - Performs minor repairs of ENG equipment and cameras.

100%

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: 

Completion of high school, or equivalent.  College degree preferred.

Experience:

Two to five years of shooting and editing local news content.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong editing and shooting skills.

Ability to gather news with or without a reporter.

Strong on-air presence.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Ability to edit with non-linear editing.

Attention to detail.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Must possess a valid Driver’s license with clean driving record.

Ability to operate bonded cellular live technology.

Ability to operate microwave and satellite vehicles and equipment. 

Ability to lift and carry 20-65 pounds. 

Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

% Travel Required (Approximate):  10%

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees#LMG#

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