POSITION TITLE: Assistant Chief Photographer (#34224BR)
LOCATION: NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
Posting Date: May 24, 2017
NBCUniversal’s Owned and Operated Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXAS TV, is looking for a News Photographer. As a Photographer, you will be responsible for shooting and editing stories, including spot news and features.
- Through the creative use of the camera, and proficient lighting and editing skills, will provide the viewer with a story on a given topic.
- Will operate camera, live truck, and edit on Edius Pro edit systems.
- Respond quickly to breaking news while taking direction and interacting with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room, and appropriate NBC personnel., as needed assist Chief Photographer in daily duties
- Help Chief Photographer in recruiting
- Assist with photography equipment needs and inventory (replacement, repair)
- Coordinate National Press Photographers Association contest entries
- Help with quarterly story critique system
- Minimum 5 years experience shooting video and knowledge of live remote capabilities in a Broadcast station.
- Minimum 5 years experience operating ENG live/microwave truck.
- Minimum 5 years experience operating communication tools and staying connected with the assignment constituencies (i.e. use of email software, cell phone, messaging tools, etc.)
- Minimum 5 years experience editing stories.
External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (Note- job #34224BR).
- Must submit a tape of own work to be considered.
- Physical requirements required to perform medium/heavy physical work which includes:
~Lifting and carrying camera equipment ranging from 15 lbs. to 30 lbs. (in camera weight) for extended periods of time to shoot on remote locations.
- Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
- Must have a valid Texas driver’s license
- Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
- Must be 18 years or greater
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred
- 5 years Photography/editing experience in a medium or major market TV News station
- Knowledge of P2 cameras and Edius Pro edit systems.
- Knowledge of wireless newsgathering technology
- Previous management experience preferred
- Past participation in NPPA membership & contests
- Team player who is flexibleExperience of working simultaneous on a web product
- Strong knowledge of social networking in regards to content gathering and distribution
- Work in a team environment
Interested candidates can apply on line at www.nbcunicareers.com. The position number is #34224BR.
KXAS TV and KXTX TV are Equal Opportunity Employers. NBC5 Job Hotline (817) 654-6476.