News Photographer, PT



Job Description:

WABC-TV’s News Photographer will work closely with Assignment Desk, News Reporters and Managers to ensure the timely production of newscasts and special projects.  This position will work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays.

Daily Hire is an employee hired to work on a daily basis with no requirement of a regular schedule.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Successful candidates will have experience in daily local newsgathering.
  • Work as a team or independently to portray compelling stories from concept to completion.
  • The ability to work under deadline, multi-task and prioritize assignments.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Must have at least 1 year daily ENG newsgathering including shooting, editing and liveshots.  Working with a reporter or alone.
  • Must be willing to work any shift and holidays.
  • Candidates MUST know how to operate a MW live truck.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds of equipment.
  • Knowledge of the tri-state area is important.

Required Education

  • High school degree or equivalent

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

The pay rate for this daily hire role in New York is $56.3125 per hour.


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