Photographer Editor

Hearst Television, Inc, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedJuly 04, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Position:

Photographer/Editor


Job Description:

Hearst Television is seeking a creative photographer/editor to join its Washington Bureau. The Washington Bureau is responsible for covering breaking news, politics, health, consumer, and special projects for Hearst stations, as well as major event coverage such as political conventions and election coverage. Candidates should be collaborative, tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, and organization and knowledge of Adobe platform a must.


Job Responsibilities:

• Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings

• Working with the Producers and Reporters to cover daily stories.

• Responsible for technical set-up and shooting of satellite and fiber live remotes

• Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.

• Working with reporters and producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.

• Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from various sources.

• Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.

Experience Requirements:

• Previous newsroom experience preferred.

• Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

• Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment

• Can work in all weather conditions

• Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record

• Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools

• Can organize and prioritize

• Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do

• Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions


Education:

• College degree in broadcast production, broadcast journalism, or related field preferred

• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

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