News Photographer (Part Time)

Miami-Ft Lauderdale, Florida

posted on October 05, 2017

job posting:

Job# 17-14 Job Summary 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. Qualifications/Requirements • 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 Driver’s 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. Desired Skills • 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.

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expires on 12/03/2017