PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR

Nexstar
Published
April 19, 2019
Location
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Category
Job Type
Confidential Listing?
No

Description

Company Overview

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

Position Summary

FOX21 News is seeking a full-time Photographer/Editor for our evening newscasts.

FOX21 News is seeking a full-time Photographer/Editor for our Living Local Lifestyle show. The ideal candidate will work well under deadline pressure and love the concept of teamwork. Video is the main staple in our business, so this is an important role in the newsroom. Standing in the corner of a room and shooting off your sticks the whole time isn’t going to cut it. Looking for video story-tellers and good mobile offsite live experience. At least 2 years’ experience working at a broadcast television station preferred. Familiarity with I-News, Adobe Creative Cloud, LiveVue and Dejero is certainly a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shoots video for news station.
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts, eMedia content and Sales Department clients.
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with video recording equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Photographer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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