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Photographer - NBC 7 San Diego


Photographer - NBC 7 San Diego

• Emerging Level


Responsible for recording and editing local news events.

Category Photographers 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 18, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


Note: This is a freelance position. 
  • Responsible for recording and editing local news events.
  • Understand and practice ethical journalism
  • Gather news facts and create compelling stories when on assignment with or without a reporter
  • Work with daily deadlines
  • Edit video for broadcast and website
  • Responsible for daily operation of all ENG equipment including ENG cameras, audio, lighting and microwave equipment
  • Monitor and understand government and public service radio frequencies
  • Operate motor vehicles and live trucks
  • Perform other related duties to ensure high quality news coverage
  • Contribute to social media coverage

- Minimum of 2 years experience as a news photographer
- High school diploma or equivalency certificate required
- Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds of gear
- Must be willing to work at the station in San Diego
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must have valid driver’s license
- Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift
- Must submit a sample of own work to be considered

Desired Characteristics

- Thorough understanding of computer technology as it relates to editing and HD photography
- Familiarity with Panasonic P2 Cameras
- Familiarity with social media such as Facebook and Twitter
- Ability to provide written and visual content to the website
- Broadcast writing skills
- Knowledge of computer based editing
- College or vocational school education in broadcast communications, journalism or photographer
- Team player and adaptive to flexible work environment
- Motivated with the ability to work unsupervised
- Display a positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines
- High degree of integrity and professionalism
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal preferred
- Familiarity with bonded cellular transmission processes such as Dejero
- Familiarity with digital file formats

Job Type Contract 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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