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News Photographer NexStar Broadcasting

Apply by 2018-06-15

KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque, NM has an immediate opening for a full time news photographer. The Photographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
  • Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
  • Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers  in all departments.
  • Responds positively to feedback.
  • Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
  • Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.

Education/Experience:  High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.

Training/Equipment:  Operate live trucks and camera equipment.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Must be able to operate computer and editing machine.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.   Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

To express your interest in this position, submit your resume & cover letter online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/8446.  The application deadline is open until the position has been filled.