: Dedham MA
Reporting to the Chief Photographer, the Photographer will work with reporters to gather content for station newscasts and ensure good story telling through video, live shots and quick editing. Successful candidates will excel at storytelling through outstanding visuals and audio. Photographers shoot and edit impactful, compelling, stories within the Boston25 brand for all platforms. Photographers also take ownership in the technical aspects of their work, from the operation of cameras and editing systems to running live and satellite trucks.
Shoot and edit compelling, impactful stories that are clear and easy to understand
Have complete knowledge of cameras to get the best and most creative possible video for our stories
Have complete knowledge of our editing programs and computers to edit stories in the best and most creative manner
Understand how to use Aspera, so stories or elements can be fed from any wi-fi hotspot as opposed to being dependent on live trucks
Have complete knowledge of how to operate every live/sat truck and learn the best ways to troubleshoot any truck or equipment issues – take ownership in the technical aspects of the job
Coordinate with Reporters to make sure all deadlines are met, including work making slot and being in place for scheduled live hits
Manage time efficiently so multiple stories can be shot/edited. Be willing and prepared to shoot/edit multiple stories each day
Explore all possibilities with reporters for active liveshots and standups
Regularly execute “process photography”
Ensure video, sound and a standup is fed back early for promotions
Have a “digital first” mentality that will get video, sound and information to our digital platforms asap
Look for “web only” opportunities with compelling raw interviews, video or extras
Maintain take home vehicles, keeping them in excellent condition
Check vehicles at the beginning and of each shift - keep vehicles in excellent condition
A minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Photographer is required
Experience as a photojournalist in local news required
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Photography or related field preferred
Ability to multi task and work under pressure
Able to handle breaking news with ease
Ability to meet assigned deadlines
IT Knowledge: Adobe Photoshop, AVID Media Manager, etc.
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Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 1/2/19.
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