News Photographer

January 30, 2020

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Job Description

Position Summary

Univision Local Media KXLN 45 is seeking a Full Time News Photographer to shoot news and other events for TV productions, both live and recorded. Edit material to script using non-linear, computer-based editing software from our facility and operate ENG equipment from remote locations.

Job Responsibilities

Shoot and edit assigned and/or breaking news stories using ENG camera and non-linear editing equipment
Shoot and edit special assignments as needed
Provide pictures and short/snap videos from the field for our Social Media platforms
Set up and operate microwave ENG trucks, as well as Live U equipment
Operate and maintain news vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner
Perform routine maintenance and light troubleshooting on assigned equipment
May be required to travel for special assignments and coverage
Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Candidate will have continuous interaction with news reporters and other photographers. Will work closely with producers, assignment desk editors, video editors and Director of Operations
Will have constant interaction with engineering and production departments, and will be in daily contact with the public, as well as local, state and federal officials
Self-motivated, well organized and with excellent personal interaction skills

Required Skills & Experience

High School Diploma required; College degree or technical school training in Journalism, Radio/Television, Production/ENG or related field
Minimum 2 or more years working as news photographer in a TV news
Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills
Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines
Must be able to multi-task and communicate effectively
Able to work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings, as well as during inclement weather such as Hurricanes
Must have a Texas driver license and a clean driving record
Must have demo reel and provide a link to reel

Eligibility Requirements

Must be willing to work from the office in Houston, TX
Employment/Education will be verified
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United Stated on a full-time basis

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand, walk, bend, type and sit for up to (8) hours
Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 50 pounds)
Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech
Must be able to work in outdoor and inclement weather conditions

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