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Photographer Trainee - NBC San Diego

Photographer Trainee - NBC San Diego

• Emerging Level


NBC San Diego: Responsible for recording and editing local news events

Category Camera Operators  Photographers 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Responsible for recording and editing local news events
  • Record 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 location
  • 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
Additional job requirements:

-Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
-Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
-Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
  • Thorough understanding of computer technology as it relates to non-linear 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
  • Familiarity with digital file formats

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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