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Photographer (freelance)

Photographer (freelance)

• Intermediate Level


CBS13/CW31 the CBS owned and operated duopoly in West Sacramento has an immediate opening for a freelance news photographer/editor to work on CBS 13 and CW 31.

Category Editor  Photographers 
Location Sacramento, California Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Sep 29, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Ideal candidate will be able to provide the visual texture reinforcing talent’s story-telling. More than three years television news experience required. (Please do not apply if you do not have a background in television news).

Candidates should have a working knowledge of the XDCAM EX camera and GRASS VALLEY EDIUS editing systems. Candidates should have working knowledge of live trucks, bonded cellular packs and be able to travel at a moment’s notice. We are looking for storytellers and team players. You must be a very creative and have a passion for the business. No phone calls please.


•3 Years television experience covering breaking news, features and sports.

•Sound journalistic judgment

•Passion for visual storytelling

•Excellent lighting skills.

•Deadline oriented

•Proficient non-linear editor.

•Experience operating microwave, bonded-cellular packs and/or satellite trucks.

•Valid driver’s License and excellent driving record required

•Excellent communications skills

•Ability to work any shift

•Occasional travel

Job Type Temporary 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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