POSITION TITLE: Assistant Chief Photographer - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Chief Photographer



    POSITION TITLE: Assistant Chief Photographer
    NBC 5 News

    POSITION TITLE: Assistant Chief Photographer (#34224BR)
    LOCATION: NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
    Posting Date: May 24, 2017

    General Responsibilities:

    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


    Basic Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    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.