News Photographer



WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH is looking for a creative full-time News Photographer!


WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH is looking for a creative full-time News Photographer!  We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of related experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full high definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Have the ability to produce good stories under tight deadlines.
  • Strong breaking news skills.
  • Operation of news vehicles.
  • Technical knowledge of editing and video equipment along with LiveU backpacks.
  • Shooting general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages.
  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years shooting experience
  • Experience with shooting creative live shots
  • Ability to cover stories independently including interviews and provide information to producers
  • Knowledge of lighting and sound
  • Knowledge of LiveU equipment
  • Non-linear editing (Avid editing equipment such as Media Composer helpful)
  • Technical knowledge of web and social media functions as well as strong editorial judgment.
  • Ability to work with others.  Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are essential.
  • Valid drivers’ license and good driving record with ability to operate news vehicles.
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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