Univision WLTV 23 is seeking two P/T News Photographers to photograph news events, both live and on tape, for news programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using on-location facilities or any other location required. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced. Operates live truck or other equipment used in live transmissions. Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork, as deadlines require. Be able to lift heavy equipment up to 50 pounds, bend and set-up equipment for remotes to allow transmission of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station. Monitors scanners in vehicles from news stories.
Minimum of two years experience as a TV Photographer and Editor.
Must have non-linear editing experience.
Detail oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure.
Be able to work various shifts and times as well as during inclement weather such as Hurricanes.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet, research skills are essential.
Bilingual skills preferred (Spanish/English)
Valid Florida Drivers license with clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine.
Ability to drive and handle all necessary equipment on a news live truck.
Ability to work both as a team and independently.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
Experience in television news preferably in a top 10 news market.
Story telling skills.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to creatively shoot both short and long form packages as assigned.
Strong knowledge of advanced location lighting techniques.
Tech savvy and up to date on the most modern aspects of our medium.