The Chief Photographer will be responsible for training and directing a staff of photojournalists. This is a hands on role which will also include shooting and editing stories in non-linear format, setting up microwave and satellite shots. Must be able to work weekends, longer hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines.
Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
50% Shoot and edit.
30% Direct, train, and critique photographers.
10% Set up and operate microwave and sat truck
5% Coordinate with engineering on the maintenance of the news vehicle fleet and photography gear.
5% Post to web or other multi-media platforms
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
High School or GED certificate. Degree in broadcast journalism/production preferred.
Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in News camera/field photography.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good leadership skills in such areas as communication, coaching, critiquing and providing feedback.
Partner with management to refine best practices and workflows.
Collaboratively establish visual standards for photographers.
Must be fully knowledgeable in all aspects of ENG field operations.
Must be able to operate an ENG microwave and satellite trucks.
Must be proficient working with Non-linear edit systems.
Most possess valid driverâs license and be able to meet Fleet Driver Safety Requirements.
% Travel Required (Approximate):50-60 (Primarily local and regional)
Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.