Photographer – CBS46

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Photographer/SNG ENG Op is responsible for capturing and editing the moments and visuals for news stories, and is expected to be involved as much as possible in any other aspect of producing those stories. This role will also include the operation of the station’s SNG and ENG trucks.

II. Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
60% Function as staff photographer; shoot and edit and help produce video of daily general
assignments and spot news stories.
15% Utilize existing technology to enhance story coverage.
15% Operate ENG and SNG Vehicles and related broadcast equipment.
10% Maintain related technical equipment in working order.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education Minimum – High School diploma or GED required. Technical or vocational degree or two years of college preferred.

Experience
Minimum of three years of experience in television news photography preferably in a top 50 market, live ENG microwave truck operations and non-linear editing experience. NPPA Workshop and SNG Operations experience is a plus.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Good working knowledge of digital broadcast systems operations and broadcast system interconnection.
Operation of large vehicles and knowledge of DOT rules and regulations.
Possess good eye-hand coordination.
Have a valid Driver’s License with excellent driving history. Must have good navigational skills.
Able to work well under time constraints of news operation and be a good ambassador for the station at all times.
Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment.
Must be able to make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress, resulting from a variety of circumstances.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 80-90% local and/or regional travel

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at
www.meredith.com
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.